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seashell

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noun sea·shell \ˈsē-ˌshel\

Simple Definition of seashell

  • : the hard, empty shell of a small sea creature (such as a clam)

Full Definition of seashell

  1. :  the shell of a marine animal and especially a mollusk


SEASHELL Defined for Kids

seashell

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noun sea·shell \ˈsē-ˌshel\

Definition of seashell

  1. :  the shell of a sea animal





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