Alabastrum


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Al`a`bas´trum


n.1.(Bot.) A flower bud.
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a unique variant in all the Greek and Latin manuscripts, even compared with the Greek parallel of the Codex Cantabrigiensis itself (D): at this point, the Vulgata presents the reading alabastrum and the Greek text gives [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
without locality), from the Cuming collection, bear considerable resemblance to Reeve's original figure of Trochus alabastrum (Fig.
I therefore propose that Trochus alabastrum Reeve, 1958 be considered a synonym of Euchelus asper (Gmelin, 1791) and that it represents the form quadricarinatus (Holten, 1802) (cited figure reproduced in Fig.