[ tur-i-tid, tuhr- ]
/ ˈtɜr ɪ tɪd, ˈtʌr- /


furnished with a turret or turrets.
having a turretlike part or parts.
Zoology. having whorls in the form of a long or towering spiral, as certain shells.

Origin of turreted

First recorded in 1540–50; turret + -ed3

Related forms

un·tur·ret·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for turreted


turriculate (tʌˈrɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) or turriculated

/ (ˈtʌrɪtɪd) /


having or resembling a turret or turrets
(of a gastropod shell) having the shape of a long spiral
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