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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs.

Usage examples (37)
  • An armadillo has an exoskeleton.
  • It's probably less protein in the human diet than carbohydrate (assuming their exoskeleton is comformed of chitin).
  • They cannot know that you are a pure organic and that your exoskeleton is a product of the froporia and not your own body.
  • Park51's white lattice 'exoskeleton' is inspired by the elaborately patterned mashrabiyas of for more
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