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shell·fish / ˈshelˌfish/ • n. (pl. same) an aquatic shelled mollusk (e.g., an oyster or cockle) or a crustacean (e.g., a crab or shrimp), esp. one that is edible. ∎  such mollusks or crustaceans as food.

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shellfish

shellfish, popular name for certain edible mollusks (see Mollusca), e.g., oysters, clams, and scallops, and for certain edible crustaceans, e.g., crabs, lobsters, and shrimps. All are aquatic invertebrates with shells; they are not fish.

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shellfish A wide range of marine molluscs (abalone, clams, cockles, mussels, scallops, oysters, whelks, winkles) and crustacea (members of the zoological order Decapoda: crayfish, crabs, lobsters, prawns, shrimps).

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shellfish

shellfish Common name for edible, shelled molluscs and crustacean. Shelled molluscs include clams, mussels, oysters and scallops; crustaceans include shrimps, lobsters, and crabs.

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