columbella definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of univalve shells, loaded in tropical seas. Some species, as Columbella mercatoria, were formerly made use of as shell money.
    • A genus of gastropodous mollusks, typical for the family Columbellid√¶. C. mercatoria is an example. Additionally Colombella.
    • A genus of univalve shells, loaded in tropical seas. Some species, as Columbella mercatoria, were formerly made use of as shell money.
    • A genus of gastropodous mollusks, typical of the family Columbellid√¶. C. mercatoria is an example. Also Colombella.
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