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shellfish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shellfish  \Shell"fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  aquatic  animal  whose  external  covering  consists  of  a 
  shell,  either  testaceous,  as  in  oysters,  clams,  and  other 
  mollusks,  or  crustaceous,  as  in  lobsters  and  crabs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shellfish 
  n  1:  meat  of  edible  aquatic  invertebrate  with  a  shell  (especially 
  a  mollusk  or  crustacean) 
  2:  invertebrate  having  a  soft  unsegmented  body  usually  enclosed 
  in  a  shell  [syn:  {mollusk},  {mollusc}] 




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