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testudinal

[ te-stood-n-l, -styood- ]
/ t蓻藞stud n l, -藞styud- /
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adjective
pertaining to or resembling a tortoise or tortoise shell.
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Also tes路tu路di路nar路i路an [te-stood-n-air-ee-uhn, -styood-]. /t蓻藢stud n藞蓻蓹r i 蓹n, -藢styud-/.

Origin of testudinal

1815鈥25; <Latin test奴din- (stem of test奴d艒) tortoise (see testudo) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for testudinal

testudinal

testudinary (t蓻藞stju藧d瑟藢蓹r瑟)

/ (t蓻藞stju藧d瑟nl) /

adjective
of, relating to, or resembling a tortoise or turtle or the shell of either of these animals

Word Origin for testudinal

C19: from Latin testudo
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