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  1. calipash(Noun)

    A food of the greenish material found underneath the upper half of a turtle's carapace (shell).

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  1. Calipash(noun)

    a part of a turtle which is next to the upper shell. It contains a fatty and gelatinous substance of a dull greenish tinge, much esteemed as a delicacy in preparations of turtle

  2. Origin: [F. carapace, Sp. carapacho. Cf Calarash, Carapace.]


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