Definition of Lampshells
1. lampshell [n] - See also: lampshell
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lampshells
Literary usage of Lampshells
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1883)
"No doubt there is a limited degree of variation among these lampshells, and the Lingula may be said to be among the simpler kinds. But already in Palaeozoic ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"These " lampshells " are, therefore, an extremely ancient group of living beings. That they are inferior in many phases of structure to the common ..."
3. Chapters on Evolution by Andrew Wilson (1883)
"These " lampshells " are, therefore, an extremely ancient group of living beings. ... Hence the development of these " lampshells " may be presumed, ..."
4. Evolution in the Past by Henry Robert Knipe (1912)
"The vast majority of lampshells, however, retained their mobility—such as it was—unimpaired. Many of these recalled the forms that lived and died on ..."
5. The Meaning of Evolution by Samuel Christian Schmucker (1913)
"These are known as lampshells, because one shell projects beyond the other and curls up at ... The lampshells also have nearly disappeared in modern times. ..."
6. Bulletin by Natural History Society of New Brunswick (1897)
"An exception to this rule in the shell-fish is the ancient class of lampshells, now reduced to a small number of species, but once universally prevalent, ..."