- seashell ► NOUN ▪ the shell of a marine mollusc.
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Seashell — Sea shell , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The shell of any marine mollusk. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
seashell — (n.) also sea shell, O.E. sæscel (see SEA (Cf. sea) and SHELL (Cf. shell) (n.)) … Etymology dictionary
seashell — [sē′shel΄] n. the shell of any marine mollusk … English World dictionary
Seashell — A seashell, also known as a sea shell, is the common name for a hard, protective outer layer, a shell, or in some cases a test , that was created by a sea creature, a marine organism. The shell is part of the body of a marine animal, in most… … Wikipedia
seashell — 1. noun a) the empty shell of a marine mollusk b) A very light pink colour, like that of some seashell. 2. adjective Of a very light pink colour, like that of some seashell. See Also: scungilli … Wiktionary
seashell — UK [ˈsiːˌʃel] / US [ˈsɪˌʃel] noun [countable] Word forms seashell : singular seashell plural seashells the empty shell of a sea animal … English dictionary
seashell — noun Date: before 12th century the shell of a marine animal and especially a mollusk … New Collegiate Dictionary
seashell — /see shel /, n. the shell of any marine mollusk. Also, sea shell. [bef. 900; OE saescill (not recorded in ME) see SEA, SHELL] * * * hard exoskeleton of marine mollusks such as snails, bivalves, and chitons that serves to protect and support… … Universalium
seashell — (Roget s IV) n. Common sea shells include: conch, periwinkle, abalone, ammonite, ram s horn, clam, mussel, oyster, starfish, sea urchin, sand dollar, sea snail, nautilus, scallop, cowrie, limpet, cockle, whelk; see also shell 3 … English dictionary for students