Definition of moon shell in English:

moon shell

Line breaks: 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
More 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

More definitions of moon shell

Definition of moon shell in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day conspicuous
Pronunciation: kənˈspɪkjʊəs
adjective
clearly visible