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voluta

voluta


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Voluta  \Vo*lu"ta\,  n.;  pl  E.  {Volutas},  L.  {Volut[ae]}.  [L.,  a 
  spiral  scroll.  See  {Volute}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  one  of  numerous  species  of  large  handsome  marine 
  gastropods  belonging  to  {Voluta}  and  allied  genera.