Definition of shelled
1 : having a shell especially of a specified kind —often used in combination pink-shelled thick-shelled
2a : having the shell removed shelled nutsb : removed from the cob shelled corn
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Waren Leruth's elegant West Bank restaurant was legendary for its original French-Creole cooking, like oyster artichoke soup and sautéed soft-shelled crabs with with lump crab meat.
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SHELLED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shelled for English Language Learners
: having a shell especially of a specified kind
: having the shell removed
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