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Noun

Singular
eggshell

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  1. the shell around an egg
  2. (colour) a pale off-white colour, like that of the eggshell.
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Adjective

eggshell

  1. (colour) of a pale yellowish-whitish colour, like that of the eggshell.
  2. Exhibiting the thinness, translucency or near-transparency, and fragility of an eggshell; as in eggshell porcelain.

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