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shellfish

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈʃel.fɪʃ/ (plural shellfish)
sea creatures that live in shells and are eaten as food, or one of these creatures: Lobsters, crabs, and oysters are all shellfish.
Translations of “shellfish”
in Korean 조개류…
in Arabic مَحار…
in Portuguese crustáceo, marisco…
in Catalan marisc…
in Japanese 貝殻…
in Italian frutto di mare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甲殼類水生動物…
in Russian моллюски, ракообразные…
in Turkish su kabuklusu, deniz yumuşakçası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 甲壳类水生动物…
in Polish skorupiaki, owoce morza…
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