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shell egg Line breaks: shell egg

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of shell egg in English:


An egg bought or sold in its natural state in the shell.
Example sentences
  • Many find they taste just like shell eggs and cook like shell eggs.
  • Pasteurized shell eggs began appearing on major supermarket shelves, in hospital kitchens and in major restaurant and hotel chains along the East Coast this spring.
  • Valued at 5.2 million, the children's shell eggs represent 27 per cent of the total Easter egg market.
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