Carapace: Word of the Day

Carapace, n.

A bony or chitinous shield, test, or shell covering some or all of the dorsal part of an animal, as of a turtle.

The alien creature was encased in a sort of chitinous carapace.

Alternate usage:

“So, what is the plan for the race?”

“Keep your carapace with the other until the last quarter lap, then pour it on!”

How will you use carapace in a sentence today?

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