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shelled

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adjective \ˈsheld\

Simple Definition of shelled

  • : having a shell especially of a specified kind

  • : having the shell removed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shelled

  1. 1 :  having a shell especially of a specified kind —often used in combination <pink-shelled> <thick-shelled>

  2. 2a :  having the shell removed <shelled nuts>b :  removed from the cob <shelled corn>

15th Century

First Known Use of shelled

15th century



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