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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of, relating to, or resembling a tortoise or tortoise shell.

Usage examples (3)
  • Finally, in a climactic Big Change, the lepidos morphed into a coffinlike testudinal phase.
  • It must have morphed into the helpless testudinal phase unexpectedly and died when one of the carnivores found it.
  • "They are Haluk people," Scientist Milik explained, "resting in the testudinal phase. for more
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