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Shell (animal material)

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Hard outer covering of an animal.

This term has 28 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

<shell and shell material>

Term used for

sea shell
shell, sea

Equivalent Terms used

shells (animal material)


12yrs ago

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