Definition of moon shell in English:

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moon shell

(also moon snail)

noun

A marine mollusc with a shiny, almost spherical, shell and a large foot.
  • Family Naticidae, class Gastropoda: Natica and other genera
Example sentences
  • She was explaining about the moon snail, which they had come across while wading.
  • Atlantic moon shells are found along most of the East Coast.
  • Moon snails are carnivorous sand dwellers feeding mainly on clams and other snails
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