a fragment, especially of broken earthenware.

a scale.
a shell, as of an egg or snail.

Entomology. an elytron of a beetle.
a broken piece or fragment of a brittle substance, esp of pottery
(zoology) a tough sheath, scale, or shell, esp the elytra of a beetle


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