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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the exterior covering of a bird's egg;
[syn: shell, eggshell]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

eggshell \egg"shell`\, n. 1. The shell or exterior covering of an egg. Also used figuratively for anything resembling an eggshell. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A smooth, white, marine, gastropod shell of the genus Ovulum, resembling an egg in form. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

eggshell \egg"shell`\, a. 1. of a pale, yellowish-white color; as, an eggshell ceiling and light green walls. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. (Architecture) having a smooth but not glossy texture like that of a hen's egg; as, a latex paint giving an eggshell finish. Also referred to as matte glaze or non-lustrous glaze. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eggshell n 1: the exterior covering of a bird's egg [syn: shell, eggshell]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "eggshell": alabaster, alabastrine, albescent, albumen, bubble, caviar, china, cream, creamy, delicate, dun-white, egg, egg white, fair, fish eggs, flat, glair, glass, glass house, glaucescent, glaucous, gloss, gray-white, house of cards, ice, iridescent, ivory, ivory-white, light, lint-white, matchwood, mellow, mother-of-pearl, nacreous, off-white, old paper, opalescent, ovule, pale, parchment, pastel, patinaed, pearl, pearly, pearly-white, piecrust, quiet, roe, sad, semigloss, simple, sober, soft, soft-colored, soft-hued, softened, somber, spawn, subdued, subtle, sweet, tender, vitellus, white, whitish, whity, yellow, yolk