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Definition 1: invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for shellfish in the sense of this definition

(shellfish is a kind of ...) any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification

(... is a kind of shellfish ) burrowing marine mollusk

(... is a kind of shellfish ) a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes

(... is a kind of shellfish ) primitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates

(... is a kind of shellfish ) marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together

(... is a kind of shellfish ) marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles

(shellfish is a part of ...) hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles

(shellfish is a part of ...) meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)

(... is a member of shellfish) gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons

Definition 2: meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean) - [noun denoting food]

(shellfish is a kind of ...) edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

(... is a kind of shellfish ) edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces

(... is a kind of shellfish ) warm-water lobsters without claws; those from Australia and South Africa usually marketed as frozen tails; caught also in Florida and California

(... is a kind of shellfish ) flesh of a lobster

(... is a kind of shellfish ) mollusk with a low conical shell

(... is a kind of shellfish ) tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

(... is a kind of shellfish ) the edible flesh of any of various crabs

(... is a kind of shellfish ) common edible European bivalve

(... is a kind of shellfish ) flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams

(... is a kind of shellfish ) edible body of any of numerous oysters

(... is a kind of shellfish ) black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine

(... is part of shellfish) invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

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