testudinal


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testudinal

(tɛˈstjuːdɪnəl) or

testudinary

adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling a tortoise or turtle or the shell of either of these animals
[C19: from Latin testudo]

tes•tu•di•nal

(tɛˈstud n l, -ˈstyud-)

adj.
pertaining to or resembling a tortoise or tortoise shell.
[1815–25; < Latin testūdin-, s. of testūdō tortoise (see testudo) + -al1]
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