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ark shell

ark shell
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahrk shel]
    • /ɑrk ʃɛl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahrk shel]
    • /ɑrk ʃɛl/

Definitions of ark shell words

  • noun ark shell any marine bivalve of the family Arcidae, especially of the genus Arca, characterized by a heavy shell with a toothed hinge and a deep, boatlike inner surface. 1
  • noun ark shell (malacology) Any of the family Arcidae of saltwater clams or marine bivalve molluscs. 0

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Origin of ark shell

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55

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Parts of speech for Ark shell

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

ark shell popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

ark shell usage trend in Literature

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