Meaning of jingle shell

jin'gle shell"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. any of several marine, bivalve mollusks of the genus Anomia, having a thin, pearly shell with a conspicuous hole or notch near the hinge of the lower valve.
  2. the shell itself.
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