Date shell

(Zool.) a bivalve shell, or its inhabitant, of the genus Pholas, and allied genera. See Pholas.

See also: Date

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1979) date shells from the chenier ridges of Chambers Bay; after rejecting one date as likely to have been contaminated by younger shell, they suggest chenier ridges formed approximately 1000, 3000 and 4500 years ago.