Turbinella
Turbinella Tur`bi*nel"la, n. [NL., dim. fr. L. turbo, -inis, a top.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large marine gastropods having a thick heavy shell with conspicuous folds on the columella. [1913 Webster]

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  • Turbinella — Turbinella, s. Wirbelschnecke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • turbinella — tur·bi·nel·la …   English syllables

  • turbinella — |tərbə|nelə Etymology: New Latin, from Latin turbin , turbo top, whirl + ella more at turbine synonym of xancus …   Useful english dictionary

  • turbinella oak — noun Etymology: New Latin turbinella (specific epithet of Quercus dumosa turbinella), from Latin turbin , turbo + ella : a scrub oak (Quercus dumosa turbinella) of No. America having acorn cups shaped like tops …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turbinella pyrum — Sankha Sank ha, n. [Skr. [,c]ankha a shell.] A chank shell ({Turbinella pyrum}); also, a shell bracelet or necklace made in India from the chank shell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turbinella pyrum — Chank Chank (ch[a^][ng]k), n. [Skr. [,c]a[.n]kha. See {Conch}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The East Indian name for the large spiral shell of several species of sea conch much used in making bangles, esp. {Turbinella pyrum}. Called also {chank shell}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Quercus turbinella — Quercus turbinella …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pepinia turbinella — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Monocots …   Wikipedia

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