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1. the hard porous protective outer layer of a bird's egg, consisting of calcite and protein
2. a yellowish-white colour
3. (of paint) having a very slight sheen
4. of a yellowish-white colour
A semimatte glaze or porcelain enamel surface resembling eggshell in texture; sometimes a defect.