from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various burrowing marine mollusks of the class Scaphopoda, having a long, tapering, slightly curved tubular shell. Also called scaphopod, tusk shell.

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  • n. Any of various molluscs, of the class Scaphopoda, that have curved, tapering shells and a spade-like foot


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