strombus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin, from Ancient Greek στρόμβος (strómbos, shell, conch, snail).

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Noun[edit]

strombus (plural strombuses or strombi)

  1. (zoology) Any of the genus Strombus of marine gastropods in which the shell has the outer lip dilated into a broad wing.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for strombus in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στρόμβος (strómbos, shell, conch, snail).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

strombus m (genitive strombī); second declension

  1. A kind of spiral snail

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative strombus strombī
genitive strombī strombōrum
dative strombō strombīs
accusative strombum strombōs
ablative strombō strombīs
vocative strombe strombī

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