Crepidula fornicata
Sweetmeat Sweet"meat`, n. 1. Fruit preserved with sugar, as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, etc.; -- usually in the plural; a confect; a confection. [1913 Webster]

2. The paint used in making patent leather. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A boat shell ({Crepidula fornicata}) of the American coast. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Common slipper shell — A live but washed up stack of Crepidula fornicata with a small chiton on the left; the lowest individual (on the right of this stack) would have been fixed to a hard surface. Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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  • Amerikanische Pantoffelschnecke — Pantoffelschnecke Pantoffelschnecke (Crepidula fornicata) Systematik Unterordnung: Hypsogastropoda Teilordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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