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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The crust or body-wall of an articulate animal, as the shell of a crab or the integument of an insect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The external covering of an Arthropod.

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  • noun zoology The external covering of an arthropod.

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Ancient Greek

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