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testaceous

adjective tes·ta·ceous \tes-ˈtā-shəs\

Definition of TESTACEOUS

1
:  having a shell <a testaceous protozoan>
2
:  of any of the several light colors of bricks

Origin of TESTACEOUS

Latin testaceus, from testa shell, earthen pot, brick
First Known Use: 1646

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