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shellfish

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Word definitions for shellfish in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ Shellfish shippers are certified and each package of shellfish should bear the certificate number of the shipper. ▪ Fish and shellfish or dairy foods could show up daily, but would be optional. ▪ He studies phytoplankton toxins ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
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.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean) invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell [syn: mollusk , mollusc ] [also: shellfishes (pl)]

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. An aquatic invertebrate, such as a mollusc or crustacean, that has a shell, especially as food.

Usage examples of shellfish.

Martian shellfish, but the ancestral Hets enslaved the Hands and used the iron filaments as general manipulators.

It was arranged in the Neapolitan style, and consisted of an enormous dish of macaroni and ten or twelve different kinds of shellfish which are plentiful on the Neapolitan coasts.

There were market boats moored along the levee of the river, come to bring fish and shellfish, venison, rabbits, squirrel, raccoons, opossums, and robins, black birds, pigeons, and the small plovers called papabottes, known for their aphrodisiac qualities among Creole gentlemen, plus vegetables tied in bundles or heaped in baskets, and exotic fruits from the West Indies.

He ate his last shellfish, then picked up a sweetroot to fill the gaps in his belly.

Its skin was dappled with small shellfish and crusted with strange cancerlike growths.

Shellfish and crustaceans were to be gathered on the rocky shores when the weather was calm, and fish abounded in the sea.

Emily wanted to stop for mussels and winkles at the shellfish stand, then for lemonade at a nearby cafe, claiming she was hungry and thirsty, and in a burst of willfulness she stamped her foot.

Wicklow lamb, Irish salmon, loads of lobster, mussels, we could have a centrepiece of Irish shellfish.

Cathy worked out that they should have two paellas, one with shellfish and one less authentic one without.

It was a stiff climb and she had a carrying pole, with a bunch of plantains at one end and a basket of shellfish on the other.

There are comb jellies and moon jellies in many flavors, seahorses that crunch when you bite into them, and shellfish that have to be sucked out of their homes and down your throat.

They ascertained, however, that eatable shellfish abounded there, but these could not be of any great advantage to them until some easy means of communication had been established between the two banks of the Mercy, and until the means of transport had been perfected.

I recall that one of Belisarius' officers becomes short of breath and flushed if he eats shellfish.

There was food too—fruit, sweet confections, shellfish, and roast pork with honey, kept warm over braisers set up on the paving stones of the plaza, the odors thick in the air.

The weather was so balmy that we availed ourselves of overnight shelter in just two villages—Pijijia among the Mame and Tonala among the Mixe people—and then only for the luxuries of having a freshwater bath and of dining on the delicious local sea fare: raw turtle eggs and stewed turtle meat, boiled shrimps, raw or steamed shellfish of all sorts, even broiled fillets of something called the yeyemichi, which I was told is the biggest fish in the world, and which I can attest is one of the tastiest to eat.