thin-shelled

thin-shelled
adjective
of animals or plants that have a thin shell
Similar to: ↑shelled

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  • paper-shelled — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having a thin fragile shell paper shelled almond 2. : recently shed paper shelled crab paper shelled lobster * * * /pay peuhr sheld /, adj. having a thin, easily broken shell: paper shelled nuts. [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • paper-shelled — /pay peuhr sheld /, adj. having a thin, easily broken shell: paper shelled nuts. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • Thiner — Thin Thin, a. [Compar. {Thiner}; superl. {Thinest}.] [OE. thinne, thenne, thunne, AS. [thorn]ynne; akin to D. dun, G. d[ u]nn, OHG. dunni, Icel. [thorn]unnr, Sw. tunn, Dan. tynd, Gael. & Ir. tana, W. teneu, L. tenuis, Gr. ? (in comp.) stretched… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thinest — Thin Thin, a. [Compar. {Thiner}; superl. {Thinest}.] [OE. thinne, thenne, thunne, AS. [thorn]ynne; akin to D. dun, G. d[ u]nn, OHG. dunni, Icel. [thorn]unnr, Sw. tunn, Dan. tynd, Gael. & Ir. tana, W. teneu, L. tenuis, Gr. ? (in comp.) stretched… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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