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1. shellfish

noun. ['ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ'] invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell.

Synonyms

  • invertebrate
  • bivalve
  • mollusc
  • cephalopod mollusk
  • polyplacophore
  • mollusk
  • phylum Mollusca
  • shield
  • pelecypod
  • scaphopod
  • carapace
  • Mollusca
  • cuticle
  • gastropod
  • lamellibranch
  • shell
  • chiton
  • coat-of-mail shell
  • sea cradle
  • cephalopod

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • cheer
  • advance
  • unfold

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Shellfish

  • angelfish
  • bottomfish
  • catfish
  • crawfish
  • cuttlefish
  • dealfish
  • dogfish
  • goldfish
  • goosefish
  • guardfish
  • jellyfish
  • jewfish
  • pipefish
  • redfish
  • sailfish
  • starfish
  • sunfish
  • swordfish
  • whitefish
  • whitefish

Example sentences of the word shellfish


1. Noun, plural
Meats, organ meats and shellfish are all natural sources of vitamin B-12.

2.
Adjective
Fatty fish and
shellfish are good sources of EPA and DHA.

3.
Noun, singular or mass
Remove the
shellfish** from the grill and serve.

2. shellfish

noun. ['ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ'] meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean).

Synonyms

  • mollusc
  • oyster
  • scallop
  • huitre
  • clam
  • crabmeat
  • crawdad
  • rock lobster
  • mollusk
  • lobster
  • crab
  • mussel
  • crawfish
  • spiny lobster
  • limpet
  • escallop
  • seafood
  • ecrevisse
  • cockle
  • scollop
  • crayfish

Antonyms

  • vertebrate
  • univalve
  • show
  • lose

Etymology

  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
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