Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 05/25/15 Carapace

Carapace (noun)
carapace [kar-uh-peys]


noun
1. a bony or chitinous shield, test, or shell covering some or all of the dorsal part of an animal, as of a turtle.

Origin: 1830-40; < French < Spanish carapacho, of obscure origin

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