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Definitions of shellfish

  1. invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An invertebrate water animal having a shell, as a clam, lobster, mollusk, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A fish or an aquatic animal with an external shell. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

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Usage examples for shellfish

  1. Bunny and Sue leaned over, looking at the green shellfish when a voice behind them asked: " What is it?" – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue by Laura Lee Hope
  2. Can't any of your people speak shellfish – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
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