fig-shell definition

  • noun:
    • A marine univalve layer of the genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in kind.
    • A marine univalve shell of the genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in type.
    • A marine univalve layer associated with the genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in type.
    • a well known name associated with the shells of the various species of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so-called from their particular pyri-form or fig-like shape.
    • a favorite title for the shells of the numerous species of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so named from their pyri-form or fig-like form.
    • a favorite name of the shells of the various types of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so-called from their pyri-form or fig-like shape.
    • A marine univalve layer associated with genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in form.
    • a favorite title of this shells of the various types of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so named from their pyri-form or fig-like form.
    • A marine univalve shell of this genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in type.
    • a well known title regarding the shells of the numerous species of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so named from their particular pyri-form or fig-like form.
    • A marine univalve shell of the genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in form.
    • A marine univalve layer of genus Pyrula, or Ficula, resembling a fig in type.
    • a well known name of the shells of the numerous species of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so-called from their pyri-form or fig-like form.
    • A popular title for the shells of the numerous types of the genus Pyrula or Ficula, so named from their particular pyri-form or fig-like shape.
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