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Definition of the noun calipee

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noun - plural: calipees

  1. A food of the yellowish material found inside the lower half of a turtle's carapace (shell).

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Google previewThe Pleasures and Horrors of Eating (2010)

The Cultural History of Eating in Anglophone Literature by Marion Gymnich, Norbert Lennartz

The calipee is a light yellow, fatty gelatinous substance in the upper part of the shell; the calipash is a dull green similar substance found in the lower part of the shell. Connoisseurs judge whether turtle soup is authentic by the lumps of ...

Google previewField Guide to Seafood (2007)

How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fish and Shellfish at the Market by Aliza Green

The calipee is a light yellow, fatty gelatinous substance in the upper part ol the shell; the calipash is a dull green similar substana found in the lower part of the shell. Connoisseurs judge whether turtle soup is authentic by the lumps of calipash ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

CALIPEE is a fatty, gelatinous, light yellow substance obtained from theplastron ...

Google previewFood in China (1990)

A Cultural and Historical Inquiry by Frederick J. Simoons

Calipee is a fatty, gelatinous material found immediately over the lower shell of a turtle, a delicacy used to flavor soup. Returning to Chinese associations of the turtle with longevity, one notes that Chinese in New York (1939) consumed ...

Google previewWarren-Adams Letters (1917)

Being Chiefly a Correspondence Among John Adams, Samuel Adams, and James Warren ... 1743-1814 by Massachusetts Historical Society, John Adams, Samuel Adams, James Warren

Calipee is that part of turtle which is next the lower shell; calipash, that which is next the upper shell — West Indian words, conjectured to have been from the Spanish carapacho (carapace), itself of unknown origin. 1 Captain Thomas Gamble ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products Fifth Edition (2008)

5e Edition by OECD

CALIPEE is a fatty, gelatinous, light yellow substance obtained from theplastron ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Enlarged and Improved by James Millar

Calipee. - 31 2 - - - E R P E T. of the trunk; it forms a close cavity which is covered beneath ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Calipee. name of calrþee. Sometimes the abdomen is covered with plates or scuta, which is the case with most of the Number of Vertebrae. lizards, which have on the inferior surface of the body, HZTZFSB Lizards 2 very large plates regularly ...

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language : Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific, and Technical Homophonic Words, to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

* 759—Club, clap, clip, clepe, culp, calipee, glib, glebe, gleby, globy, gulp, globe, kelp, kelpy, gallop, Calliope, ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

CALIPASH', CALIPEE. s. Certain parts of a turtle. CALL. v. To summon, to name. pr., par., calling ; past, called: s. call, calling. CALLIPERS. s. An instrument for measuring the diameter of a cyliner. CALLOUS. adj ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

CALIPEE The yellow glutinous part of the marine turtle found beneath the PLASTRON and considered a delicacy. CALL The loud trill, whistle, chirp or song of an anuran. In most species it is only the males which call, although the females of a ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

alee, apogee, ash- tree, banshee, bee, bootee, Bo-tree, bumblebee, calipee, carefree, Chaldee, Cherokee, chick-a-dee, chimpanzee, coatee, coffee, committee, conferee, Cree, debauchee, devotee, disagree, EDTH see BADTH EDUCT see ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

calces calipee calces plural of CALX calci- /kalsi-/ or (before a vowel )calc- /kals-/ > combining form, denoting calcium or lime. [From Latin calx lime] calcicole /' kalsikoul/ > n, bota plant that requires soil with a high lime or chalk content.

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion ... (1846)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

CALIPASH', CALIPEE. s. Certain parts of a turtle. CALL. v. To summon, to name. pr., par. calling; past, called: s. call, calling. CALLIPERS. s. An instrument for measuring the diameter of a cyliner. CALLOUS. adj. Indurated, hardened, insensible.

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Scrabble value of C3A1L1I1P3E1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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