turreted

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

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.

Nearby words

  1. turps,
  2. turquoise,
  3. turquoise green,
  4. turret,
  5. turret lathe,
  6. turrical,
  7. turriculate,
  8. tursha,
  9. turtle,
  10. turtleback

Origin of turreted

First recorded in 1540–50; turret + -ed3

Related formsun·tur·ret·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for turreted

turreted

turriculate (tʌˈrɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) or turriculated

/ (ˈtʌrɪtɪd) /

adjective

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