shelled

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adjective \ˈsheld\

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 nutsb :  removed from the cob shelled corn

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First Known Use of shelled

15th century


SHELLED Defined for English Language Learners

shelled

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Definition of shelled for English Language Learners

  • : having a shell especially of a specified kind

  • : having the shell removed



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