Calipash



the part of a turtle next to the upper shield, consisting of a greenish gelatinous substance, considered a delicacy.
Historical Examples

Punch, 1917.07.04, Vol. 153, Issue No. 1 Various
Charles O’Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2) Charles Lever
Miss Leslie’s Lady’s New Receipt-Book Eliza Leslie
Miss Leslie’s Lady’s New Receipt-Book Eliza Leslie
The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity Arthur Lillie

noun
the greenish glutinous edible part of the turtle found next to the upper shell, considered a delicacy

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