Turbo margaritaceus
Maara shell Ma"a*ra shell` (Zo["o]l.) A large, pearly, spiral, marine shell ({Turbo margaritaceus}), from the Pacific Islands. It is used as an ornament. [1913 Webster]

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  • Maara shell — Ma a*ra shell (Zo[ o]l.) A large, pearly, spiral, marine shell ({Turbo margaritaceus}), from the Pacific Islands. It is used as an ornament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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