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shell / conch / cowry / mother of pearl / hard outer skin / also pr. [bei4 qiao4]
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shell / carapace / crust (earth's crust etc) / also pr. [ke2]
envelope / outer shell / hull / cover / case
rice husk
the Beatles (1960s UK pop group)
beetle
carapace / crust / outer shell / also pr. [jia3 ke2]
eggshell
to break out of an eggshell / to molt / to remove the husk / to shell
oil sump
the Earth's crust
tortoise shell
skull / (fig.) brain (mental capacity)
metal cover
carapace / hard outer shell / also pr. [pi2 ke2]
ammunition case
case, casing, cabinet or housing (of a computer, photocopier etc)
containment vessel
crust / hard shell
lit. the cicada sheds its carapace (idiom); fig. to vanish leaving an empty shell / a crafty escape plan
clamshell
coconut shell
the body (housing the soul)
crustacean
shell / crust
chitin
bitter orange (Fructus aurantii) (used in TCM)
Shell (oil company)
husk of grain / grain and chaff
crustal movement / movement of tectonic plates
Mauser pistol
bivalve / Lamellibranchia
crust / crusting / incrustation
tortoise shell
chitin
crustacean
carapace / hard outer shell
oceanic crust (geology)
outer ear / auricle / pinna
erhua variant of 貝殼|贝壳
to exuviate / to molt
coleoptera
crust-mantle (geology)
nut / fruit with hard shell
coconut fiber / coir
adductor muscle (of a bivalve mollusk)
fig. people who cannot afford to buy their own house
eggshell
Formosan pit viper / Trimeresurus mucrosquamatus
muddled / momentarily confused
tortoise shell
(coll.) feeder pig
oceanic crust (geology)
bullet-headed / stubborn
oceanic crust (geology)
bark of Croton tiglium used as purgative


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