hard-shelled hard-shelled

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of animals or plants that have a hard shell

Usage(s):

  1. When not actively infecting sheep or moose or people, the bug forms hard-shelled spores and goes into a kind of hibernation.
  2. Traditionally hard-shelled British critics were moved to superlatives.

News

  • Gourd times aplenty at annual Pa. Gourd Fest

    Light as a feather, stiff as a ... gourd?Hard-shelled gourds aren't edible.But don't let that squash your hopes — instead of eating these bitter plants, artists around the country create intricate carvings, birdhouses, paintings, instruments, jewelry and pretty much anything they can think of ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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