Definition of Strombus gigas

1. Noun. A large variety of conch.

Exact synonyms: Giant Conch
Generic synonyms: Conch



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strombus Gigas

Strix aluco
Strix nebulosa
Strix occidentalis
Strix varia
Strizostedion vitreum glaucum
Strobilomyces
Strobilomyces floccopus
Stroh violin
Stroheim
Stroke City
Stromateidae
Strombidae
Stromboli
Strombolian
Strombus
Strombus gigas
Strong Island
Strongylodon
Strongylodon macrobotrys
Strontian
Stroop effect
Strophanthus kombe
Stropharia
Stropharia ambigua
Stropharia hornemannii
Stropharia rugoso-annulata
Strophariaceae
Struga
Strumica
Struthio

Literary usage of Strombus gigas

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1. Ocean World: A Description of the Sea & Its Living Inhabitants by Louis Figuier (1869)
"But these shells are not merely ornamental, for some of the streets of Vera Cruz are said to be paved with strombus gigas. ..."

2. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"In small shell of strombus gigas, beach near Nassau, NP, Jan., 1890. (6) 1 (? ... (b) 1 $. South side New Providence, in small shells of strombus gigas. ..."

3. A Text-book of the Principles of Animal Histology by Ulric Dahlgren, William Allison Kepner (1908)
"This condition can be seen in Figure 217, representing the eye of the common Florida conch, strombus gigas. This beautiful eye is well developed in all ..."

4. Travels in Mexico, South America, Etc. Etc by Godfrey Thomas Vigne (1863)
"strombus gigas.—The shells used are those of the Flesh-eating univalve (Gasteropoda ... the queen conch (strombus gigas), with a pink ground. ..."

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