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1. carapace

noun. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles.

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • cuticula
  • cuticle
  • shellfish
  • mollusk
  • turtle
  • shield
  • arthropod
  • shell

Antonyms

  • lose

Etymology

  • carapace (French)
  • carapa├ža (Portuguese)

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Sentences with carapace


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you must pick up a large alligator snapping turtle, you can do so by placing your left hand on the carapace directly behind the head, and your right hand on the rear margin of the carapace.

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