from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any member of the Turbinidæ, and especially of the genus Turbo. The species are numerous, and some of them highly ornamental when polished. See cuts under Turbo, Imperator, and operculum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A marine shell of the genus Turbo. See turbo.


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