Terebras
Terebra Ter"e*bra, n.; pl. E. {Terebras}, L. {Terebr[ae]}. [L., a borer.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the Toxoglossa. Called also {auger shell}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The boring ovipositor of a hymenopterous insect. [1913 Webster]


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  • auger shell — Terebra Ter e*bra, n.; pl. E. {Terebras}, L. {Terebr[ae]}. [L., a borer.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the Toxoglossa. Called also {auger shell}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The boring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Terebra — Ter e*bra, n.; pl. E. {Terebras}, L. {Terebr[ae]}. [L., a borer.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the Toxoglossa. Called also {auger shell}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The boring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Terebrae — Terebra Ter e*bra, n.; pl. E. {Terebras}, L. {Terebr[ae]}. [L., a borer.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the Toxoglossa. Called also {auger shell}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The boring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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