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hard-shell

hard-shell

 
pronunciation:
hard shel
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a hard shell, as clams and crabs of certain kinds or in certain phases.
definition 2: unyielding; rigid.
a hard-shell type of person
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part of speech: noun
definition: an edible clam or crab having a hard shell.
derivation: hard-shelled (adj.)