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carapace

noun [C] uk   /ˈkær.ə.peɪs/  us   /ˈker-/ specialized
a hard shell that covers and protects animals such as crabs and turtles
Translations of “carapace”
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物的)殼,甲殼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物的)壳,甲壳…
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