Definition of Lambis
1. Noun. Scorpion shells of shallow tropical waters of the eastern hemisphere.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Strombidae, Strombidae
Member holonyms: Scorpion Shell
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lambis
Literary usage of Lambis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1896)
"... Lambis, LINN. BY ARTHUR WILLEY, D.Sc. (Communicated by Jos. P. Hill, FLS) (Plate xiii.) With the view of ascertaining the nature of the variations which ..."
2. The Genera of Recent Mollusca: Arranged According to Their Organizationby Henry Adams, Arthur Adams by Henry Adams, Arthur Adams (1858)
"Harpago lambis. Quay et Gaim. Voy. Astral. Moll. pi. 50, fig. 12. ... Harpago lambis. Shell. . . 200 3. Gladius fusus. Original. AA . . . 201 3, a. ..."