from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various tooth shells of the genus Dentalium.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various tooth shells of the genus Dentalium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of marine mollusks belonging to the Scaphopoda, having a tubular conical shell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical and leading genus of the family Dentaliidæ.
New Latin Dentālium, genus name, from dentālis, toothy; see dental.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)