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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles;
[syn: carapace, shell, cuticle, shield]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carapace \Car"a*pace\ (k[a^]r"[.a]*p[=a]s), n. [F.] (Zool.) The thick shell or shield which covers the back of the tortoise, or turtle, the crab, and other crustaceous animals. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

carapace n 1: hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles [syn: carapace, shell, cuticle, shield]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "carapace": armor, chitin, cortex, elytron, episperm, lorica, lorication, mail, pericarp, plate, protective covering, scute, scutum, shell, shield, test, testa, thick skin