What is another word for seashell?

Pronunciation: [sˈiːʃɛl] (IPA)

Seashells are fascinating treasures that have been collected for centuries. There are many synonyms for the word seashell that can be used to describe these beautiful natural wonders. Some examples of synonyms for seashell include conch, mollusk, bivalve, gastropod, and nautilus. These synonyms highlight the various types of shells that can be found on the beach or in the ocean, ranging from large conch shells to tiny gastropods. Each of these synonyms brings a unique element to the description of a seashell, making them a great tool for writers and collectors alike. So, next time you come across a seashell, consider using one of these synonyms to describe it.

Synonyms for Seashell:

What are the hypernyms for Seashell?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Seashell?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for seashell (as nouns)

Usage examples for Seashell

It grew a noble tree, producing a rich and luscious fruit, with a deep scarlet satin coat, and a flesh tinged as delicately as a pink seashell.
"Not Pretty, But Precious"
John Hay, et al.
It bore the resemblance of a huge polar bear, reposing upon the base of an inverted cone, with a twist of a seashell, and whirling slowly round and round.
"McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader"
William Holmes McGuffey
But there's Vee, her wheat-colored hair fluffin' about her seashell ears and her big gray eyes watchin' me sort of quizzin' and impish.
"Torchy, Private Sec."
Sewell Ford

Famous quotes with Seashell

  • I have the worlds largest seashell collection. You may have seen it, I keep it spread out on beaches all over the world.
    Steven Wright
  • To look at the paper is to raise a seashell to one’s ear and to be overwhelmed by the roar of humanity.
    Alain de Botton

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