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unshell

[uhn-shel] /ʌnˈʃɛl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to remove or liberate from or as from a shell.
Origin of unshell
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; un-2 + shell
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  • If we continue to unshell the kernel, we find, below this mineral layer, a last silken tunic that forms a globe around the brood.

    The Life of the Spider J. Henri Fabre

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