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|Noun||1.||family Testudinidae - land tortoises|
reptile family - a family of reptiles
order Chelonia, order Testudinata, order Testudines, Testudinata, Testudines, Chelonia - tortoises and turtles
tortoise - usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica