[ te-stood-n-it, -eyt, -styood- ]
/ tɛˈstud n ɪt, -ˌeɪt, -ˈstyud- /
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formed like the carapace of a tortoise; arched; vaulted.
any member of the order Testudines, comprising turtles, tortoises, and terrapins.
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The testudinate is employed where the span is not great, and where large rooms are provided in upper stories.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius