noun, plural tes·tu·di·nes [te-stood-n-eez, -styood-] /tɛˈstud nˌiz, -ˈstyud-/.
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In length it was only one-third greater than Testudo elephantina of the Galapagos Islands.Extinct Monsters|H. N. Hutchinson
Among the more important genera are Dermochelys, Chelone, and Testudo.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Hibbard's Testudo riggsi (Hibbard, 1944) is the best known of these smaller turtles.
The sow was a military engine, resembling the Roman testudo.Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)|Walter Scott
At the first hour of the day a cohort advanced in slow march on the ground thus made, forming the testudo (Fig. 13).Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc