Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Composed of the shells of dead marine creatures
  • adj. Resembling, or comprising, the shell of a mollusc
  • adj. Abounding with shells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Abounding with shells; consisting of shells, or of a shell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Abounding in, provided with, or covered with shells.
  • Consisting of a shell or shells; forming or formed by a shell.
  • Of the nature of a shell; testaceous; conchylious; chitinous, as the carapace of a crab; calcareous, as the shell of a mollusk; silicious, as the test of a radiolarian.
  • n. Same as chaffinch, 1.

Etymologies

shell +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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