HyperDic: shellfish

English > 2 senses of the word shellfish:
NOUNfoodshellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
animalshellfish, mollusk, molluscinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
shellfish > pronunciation
Soundssheh'lfih.sh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > shellfish: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean).
Part ofmollusk, mollusc, shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
Narrowerclamflesh of either hard ... / hard-shell or soft-shell clams
cockleCommon edible European bivalve
crab, crabmeatThe edible flesh of any of various crabs
crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, ecrevissetiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
huitre, oysteredible body of any of numerous oysters
limpetmollusk with a low conical shell
lobsterflesh of a lobster
musselblack marine bivalves usually steamed in wine
scallop, scollop, escallopedible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells
spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crayfishwarm-water lobsters without claws
Broaderseafoodedible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
Spanishmarisco
Catalanmarisc
English > shellfish: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninginvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell.
Synonymsmollusk, mollusc
Member ofMollusca, phylum Molluscagastropods
Partscarapace, shell, cuticle, shieldHard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
shellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Narrowerbivalve, pelecypod, lamellibranchmarine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
cephalopod, cephalopod molluskmarine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
chiton, coat-of-mail shell, sea cradle, polyplacophorePrimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
gastropod, univalveA class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
scaphopodburrowing marine mollusk
BroaderinvertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
Spanishmolusco, moluscos
Catalanmol·lusc

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