Tulip-shell Tu"lip-shell`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, marine univalve shell ({Fasciolaria tulipa}) native of the Southern United States. The name is sometimes applied also to other species of {Fasciolaria}. [1913 Webster]

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