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Definition of cameo shells

cameo shells
Helmet Hel"met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf. also Lith. szalmas, Russ. shleme, Skr. [,c]arman protection. [root]17. Cf. Hele, Hell, Helm a helmet.] 1. (Armor) A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. of Beaver. 2. (Her.) The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form. 3. A helmet-shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, firemen, etc., also worn in hot countries as a protection from the heat of the sun. 4. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.; as: (a) (Chem.) The upper part of a retort. --Boyle. (b) (Bot.) The hood-formed upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon. (c) (Zo["o]l.) A naked shield or protuberance on the top or fore part of the head of a bird. Helmet beetle (Zo["o]l.), a leaf-eating beetle of the family Chrysomelid[ae], having a short, broad, and flattened body. Many species are known. Helmet shell (Zo["o]l.), one of many species of tropical marine univalve shells belonging to Cassis and allied genera. Many of them are large and handsome; several are used for cutting as cameos, and hence are called cameo shells. See King conch. Helmet shrike (Zo["o]l.), an African wood shrike of the genus Prionodon, having a large crest.

Meaning of cameo shells from wikipedia

- number of cameos that were carved from s****. Conch s**** carve very well, but their color fades over time. After 1850 demand for cameos grew, as they...
- carbonate or chitin. Most s**** that are found on beaches are the s**** of marine mollusks, partly because these s**** are usually made of calcium...
- C****idae. It is commonly known as the bullmouth s**** or red helmet s****, and also as the cameo s****. This species is found off the southern African...
- sea snail or s****, generally those of large snails whose s**** has a high spire and a noticeable siphonal canal (in other words, the s**** comes to a...
- s**** (scaphopods). Occasionally s**** jewelry is made from the s**** of non-marine mollusks such as the s**** of land snails [1], or the s**** of...
- Myself, and Irene Cam Neely, Brendan Shanahan, and Anna Kournikova make cameos. Photos of extras are also shown. A search is shown for the missing thumb...
- helmet s**** are carved into cameos, starting in Italy in 1820. The king helmet C****is tuberosa was the first species to be made into cameos. The black...
- Burton Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 1991 Glen Lantz Rachel Talalay Cameo Arizona Dream 1993 Axel Blackmar Emir Kusturica Benny & Joon Sam Jeremiah...
- exclusive characters Hikaru Tomoji, Kennosuke Shishi and Tenmaru Shishi make a cameo appearance; and the season ends with an image of Takao, Kai, Rei, Max, Daichi...
- of the caves. Baifeng and Dai Zhi fly towards the Mirage, and as the series ends cameos are shown of many other characters from the past and present....
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