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shellfish
American English: /ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ/
British English: /ˈʃɛlfɪʃ/

Translation of shellfish in Spanish:

noun plural shellfish

  • 1.1 countable (creature) 1.2 uncountable (collectively)
    mariscos (masculine plural)
    to eat shellfish
    comer mariscos or (in Spain also) marisco
    Example sentences
    • Add any available shellfish or molluscs - abalone, sea snail, Moreton Bay bugs.
    • They impact the populations of shellfish and crustaceans in their area.
    • For the shellfish may carry an infection which causes severe stomach upsets in anyone who eats them.
    Example sentences
    • Milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat, peanuts, and tree nuts cause most reactions.
    • Fish and shellfish are still important foods in the current diet, as they were in the past.
    • Small mammals, turkeys, fish, and shellfish were important foods, as too were hickory nuts.

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