auger shell

auger shell
\\ˈȯgə(r)-\ noun
: a gastropod mollusk of the family Terebridae with an elongated spiral shell; also : the shell itself

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auger shell,
1. a gastropod commonly found in tropical seas, having an elongate, finely tapered shell that suggests an auger.
2. the shell.

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