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eggshell


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eggshell  \Egg"shell`\,  n. 
  1.  The  shell  or  exterior  covering  of  an  egg.  Also  used 
  figuratively  for  anything  resembling  an  eggshell. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  smooth,  white,  marine,  gastropod  shell  of  the 
  genus  {Ovulum},  resembling  an  egg  in  form 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eggshell 
  n  :  the  exterior  covering  of  a  bird's  egg  [syn:  {shell}] 




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