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sunset shell

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Definition of sunset shell in English:

noun

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)
Example sentences
  • 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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