Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The shell of a gastropod of the family Strombidæ and genus Pteroceras; a scorpion-shell, having the outer lip expanded into a number of spines. The species inhabit the Indian and tropical Pacific oceans. See cut under scorpion-shell.

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Examples

  • If Hathor was a seven-fold goddess and at the same time was identified with the seven-spiked spider-shell

    The Evolution of the Dragon

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