Meaning of shard

shard

Pronunciation: (shärd), [key]
— n.
  1. a fragment, esp. of broken earthenware.
    1. a scale.
    2. a shell, as of an egg or snail.
  2. an elytron of a beetle.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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