Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of sunset shell in English:
A burrowing bivalve mollusc with a long oval shell which (in some kinds) is pinkish with ray-like markings.
- Genus Gari, family Psammobiidae (or Sanguinolariidae)
- Tellinas or sunset shells are tiny shellfish that live in the sands of Camargue.
- The beautiful sandy beach is a great place for shell collecting with colourful Farose sunset shells, wavy hatchet shells and long razor shells locally called ‘spoots’.
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