|(Bot.)||Same as Lady's comb.|
|(Zool.)||A species of Murex (Murex tenuispinus). It has a long, tubular canal, with a row of long, slender spines along both of its borders, and rows of similar spines covering the body of the shell. Called also Venus's shell.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.