• Definition for "boat shell"
    • A marine gastropod of this genus Crepidula. The…
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boat shell definition

  • noun:
    • A marine gastropod of this genus Crepidula. The species are numerous. It's so-named from its form and interior deck.
    • A marine univalve layer of this genus Cymbium, syn. Cymba.
    • The English title of shells associated with genus Cymbium or Cymba, of the family Volutid√¶. See cut-under Cymbium.
    • the most popular slipper-limpet or half-deck, Crepidula fornicata.
  • others:
    • A marine gastropod associated with the genus Crepidula. The types are numerous. It really is so-named from its form and interior deck.
    • A marine univalve shell associated with genus Cymba.
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