Stromb
Stromb Stromb, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any marine univalve mollusk of the genus Strombus and allied genera. See {Conch}, and {Strombus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • stròmb — strambo, strano, bizzarro, bislacco, strampalato …   Dizionario Materano

  • stromb — i, uli, «us (L). A spiral; a snail; a top …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • stromb — ˈsträm(b) noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Strombus : a mollusk or shell of the genus Strombus or family Strombidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • spindle stromb — Spindle Spin dle, n. [AS. spinal, fr. spinnan to spin; akin to D. spil, G. spille, spindel, OHG. spinnala. [root]170. See {Spin}.] 1. The long, round, slender rod or pin in spinning wheels by which the thread is twisted, and on which, when… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spindle stromb — noun see spindle shell 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • strom|boid — «STROM boyd», adjective, noun. –adj. having to do with or resembling a stromb. –n. = stromb. (Cf. ↑stromb) …   Useful english dictionary

  • wing shell — noun 1. obsolete : elytron 2. a. : any of various marine bivalves of the family Pteriidae and especially the genus Pteria in which the hinge border projects like a wing b. : a shell of the genus Strombus …   Useful english dictionary

  • strom|bu|li|form — «STROM byuh luh frm», adjective. Botany. twisted or coiled into the form of a screw, helix, or spiral. ╂[< New Latin strombuliformis < Latin strombus (see etym. under stromb (Cf. ↑stromb)) + forma form] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dead spindle — Spindle Spin dle, n. [AS. spinal, fr. spinnan to spin; akin to D. spil, G. spille, spindel, OHG. spinnala. [root]170. See {Spin}.] 1. The long, round, slender rod or pin in spinning wheels by which the thread is twisted, and on which, when… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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