calipash

noun
cal·​i·​pash | \ ˈkaləˌpash, -ˌaa(ə)-, -ai- \
variants: or less commonly callipash
plural -es

Definition of calipash

: the fatty gelatinous dull-greenish substance found under the upper shell of a turtle and esteemed as a delicacy

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“Calipash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calipash. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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