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Definition of the noun Acornshell

What does Acornshell mean as a name of something?

Acornshell is the vernacular name of the Epioblasma haysiana, a species of Epioblasma.

  • geographic area: North America

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Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

land crab, ochidore, pagurian 09centipede,devilcrab, fishlouse,ghost crab, king prawn, langouste, millipede, phyllopod, schizopod, sea slater, shore crab, softshell, stone crab, water flea, woodlouse 10 acornshell, Balmain bug, edible crab, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

See Acornshell. Balas,bal′as,n. a variety ofthespinelruby. [O. Fr. balais (It. balascio)—Low L. balascus—Pers. Badakhshān, aplace near Samarcand where they are found.] Balata,bal′ata, n.the gum of thebulletor bully tree ofSouth America, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

Georgia Animals E - Acornshell, ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

[See AcoRNSHELL.] ANATIDAE. The Duck tribe; a family of web-footed birds ; order Natatores. They are distinguished by a broad depressed bill, which is covered with a soft skin; and by the hind toe not being included in the web. The bill is ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

ages, the present species was seriously believed to be produced from the Leftas anatifera, or Goose-bearing acornshell. The feathery beard of the occupant of this shell passed for part of the young bird; and as the shells were ...

Google previewA New and Comprehensive Dictionary of the English Language as Spoken and Written (1872)

by Hyde Clarke

;-RIFED, n barnacle; acornshell.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

[AcoRNSHELL.] bāl'—as, bā1'-ass, a & s. (In Ger ballass: Fr. balais and rubis balais; Prov. balais, balach, Sp. balar; Port. balax, balais; Ital. balascio; ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

[AcoRNSHELL.] bâl-Qs, bāl-ass, a & s. [ In Ger. ballass; Fr. balais and rubis balais; Prov. balais, balach, Sp. balar; Port balax, ...

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Acornshell Southern Clam

Were the information was gathered Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Three Threatened Mussels ...

Scrabble value of A1C3O1R1N1S1H4E1L1L1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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