English - English Dictionary

Few words

shellfireshooting artillery shells
shell gamea swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under
shellingthe heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"
shell collectingthe collection and study of mollusc shells
tortoiseshell turtlepugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
soft-shelled turtlevoracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites
spiny softshellriver turtle of western United States with a warty shell; prefers quiet water
smooth softshellriver turtle of Mississippi basin; prefers running water
shell parakeetsmall Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
shellhard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
shellthe hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc
scallop shella shell of a scallop
oyster shella shell of an oyster
shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
tooth shellany of various seashore mollusks having a tapering tubular shell open at each end and a foot pointed like a spade for burrowing
tusk shellany of various seashore mollusks having a tapering tubular shell open at each end and a foot pointed like a spade for burrowing
ear-shellany of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior
scorpion shellany of numerous tropical marine snails that as adults have the outer lip of the aperture produced into a series of long curved spines
moon shellmarine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires
moonshellmarine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires
bubble shellmarine gastropod mollusk having a very small thin shell
coat-of-mail shellprimitive elongated bilaterally symmetrical marine mollusk having a mantle covered with eight calcareous plates
seashellthe shell of a marine organism
clamshellthe shell of a clam
soft-shell claman edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe