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  1. having the shell removed: shelled pecans.

  2. (especially of field corn, grain, etc.) removed from the ear or husk.

  1. having or enclosed in a shell.

Origin of shelled

First recorded in 1570–80; shell + -ed2

Other words from shelled

  • un·shelled, adjective

Words Nearby shelled Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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