shellfish

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃɛlfɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shelfish′)


Inflections of 'shellfish' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
shellfish
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Especially as a collective plural—e.g. "Some people are allergic to shellfish.")
shellfishes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Mainly used to talk about different types—e.g. "Shellfishes include molluscs and crustaceans.")
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shellfish

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [crustacean, toxic, smoked, fresh] shellfish
  2. [Atlantic, Pacific, Mediterranean] shellfish
  3. a [platter, plate] of shellfish
  4. [eat, like, hate, sell, buy, open] shellfish
  5. had shellfish for [lunch, dinner]
  6. shellfish collected [from, by]
  7. all different [types, kinds] of shellfish
  8. am (deathly) allergic to shellfish
  9. [getting, having] an allergic reaction to shellfish
  10. an [allergy, intolerance] to shellfish
  11. is [classified, designated] as shellfish
  12. [extracted, derived, obtained] from shellfish
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