Tellina radiata
Sunset Sun"set", Sunsetting Sun"set`ting, n. 1. The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]

'T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore. --Campbell. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, the region where the sun sets; the west. [1913 Webster]

{Sunset shell} (Zo["o]l.), a West Indian marine bivalve ({Tellina radiata}) having a smooth shell marked with radiating bands of varied colors resembling those seen at sunset or before sunrise; -- called also {rising sun}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Sunset — Sun set , Sunsetting Sun set ting, n. 1. The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore. Campbell. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sunset shell — Sunset Sun set , Sunsetting Sun set ting, n. 1. The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore. Campbell. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sunsetting — Sunset Sun set , Sunsetting Sun set ting, n. 1. The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore. Campbell. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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