Definition of Scalaria pretiosa. Meaning of Scalaria pretiosa. Synonyms of Scalaria pretiosa

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Definition of Scalaria pretiosa

Scalaria pretiosa
Wentletrap Wen"tle*trap`, n. [D. wenteltrap a winding staircase; cf. G. wendeltreppe.] [Obs.] Any one of numerous species of elegant, usually white, marine shells of the genus Scalaria, especially Scalaria pretiosa, which was formerly highly valued; -- called also staircase shell. See Scalaria.

Meaning of Scalaria pretiosa from wikipedia

- 1929 Scala pretiosa (Lamarck, 1816) Scala scalaris (Linnaeus, 1758) Scalaria conica Lamarck, 1822 Scalaria pretiosa Lamarck, 1816 Scalaria scalaris (Linnaeus...