Papboat
Papboat Pap"boat`, n. 1. A kind of sauce boat or dish. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A large spiral East Indian marine shell ({Turbinella rapha}); -- so called because used by native priests to hold the oil for anointing. [1913 Webster]


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  • papboat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: pap (II) + boat 1. : a boat shaped dish to hold pap for feeding infants or invalids 2. : a large spiral East Indian marine shell (Turbinella rapa) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turbinella rapha — Papboat Pap boat , n. 1. A kind of sauce boat or dish. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A large spiral East Indian marine shell ({Turbinella rapha}); so called because used by native priests to hold the oil for anointing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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