Meaning of “carapace” in the English Dictionary

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"carapace" in British English

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carapacenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkær.ə.peɪs/ us /ˈker.ə.peɪs/ specialized

a hard shell that covers and protects animals such as crabs and turtles

(Definition of “carapace” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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