GRE Word List

CARAPACE

a bony or chitinous case or shield covering the back or part of the back of an animal (such as a turtle or crab)

The meaning of the word carapace is a bony or chitinous case or shield covering the back or part of the back of an animal (such as a turtle or crab).

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