soft-shell

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soft–shell

adjective \ˈsf(t)-ˌshel\

: having a shell that is soft or easily broken

Full Definition of SOFT-SHELL

:  having a soft or fragile shell especially as a result of recent shedding <soft–shell crabs>

Variants of SOFT-SHELL

soft–shell or soft–shelled \-ˈsheld\

First Known Use of SOFT-SHELL

1805

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