geometric tortoise


Definition of geometric tortoise

  1. 1 :  a common southern African tortoise (Testudo geometrica or Psammobates geometrica) with ornately sculptured dorsal shields raised into conical eminences and alternately streaked with yellow and black

  2. 2 :  any of several forms related to the geometric tortoise

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Origin and Etymology of geometric tortoise

so called from the geometric patterns of the shells

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to criticize severely

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