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Meaning of SHELLFISH

Pronunciation:  'shelfish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
  2. [n]  meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
 

SHELLFISH is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: mollusc, mollusk
 
 See Also: bivalve, carapace, cephalopod, cephalopod mollusk, chiton, clam, coat-of-mail shell, cockle, crab, crabmeat, crawdad, crawfish, crayfish, cuticle, ecrevisse, escallop, gastropod, huitre, invertebrate, lamellibranch, langouste, limpet, lobster, mollusc, Mollusca, mollusk, mussel, oyster, pelecypod, phylum Mollusca, polyplacophore, rock lobster, scallop, scaphopod, scollop, sea cradle, seafood, shell, shellfish, shellfish, spiny lobster, univalve

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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