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post-shellular

post-shellular
 adj.— «The chameleon spends some two-thirds of its abbreviated existence as an egg buried in sand, with a mere 16 to 20 weeks allocated to all post-shellular affairs.» —“Life Is Short…“ by Natalie Angier New York Times Aug. 18, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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