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Noun: shellfish (shellfish)  shel-fish
  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
    - mollusk, mollusc

Derived forms: shellfish

Type of: invertebrate, seafood

Part of: Mollusca, phylum Mollusca

Encyclopedia: Shellfish