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Fasciolaria tulipa

Tulip-shell \Tu"lip-shell`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large, handsomely colored, marine univalve shell ( Fasciolaria tulipa) native of the Southern United States. The name is sometimes applied also to other species of Fasciolaria.

Fasciolaria tulipa

Fasciolaria tulipa, common name the true tulip, is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Fasciolariidae.