Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In conchology, the typical genus of Rangiid√¶. The R. cyrenoides is common in the States bordering on the Gulf of Mexico. Also called Gnathodon.
  • n. In Actinozoa, a genus of ctenophorous acalephs, ranking as the type of a family.

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  • I was walking on marine shell, rangia clam shell, walking out on a point I know, when I looked down, found a pot sherd, and then I started finding more and more, Travirca recalled.

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  • "I was walking on marine shell, rangia clam shell, walking out on a point I know, when I looked down, found a pot sherd, and then I started finding more and more," Travirca recalled.

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