Conchometer Con*chom"e*ter, n. [Conch + -meter.] (Zo["o]l.) An instrument for measuring shells, or the angle of their spire. [1913 Webster]

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  • conchometer — (kɒŋˈkɒmɪtə(r)) [f. as prec. + meter.] An instrument for measuring shells and the angles of their spires. Hence conˈchometry. Webster cites Barnes. in Craig …   Useful english dictionary

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