giant tortoise

noun

Definition of giant tortoise

:any of various large long-lived herbivorous land tortoises (genus Geochelone) formerly common on the islands of the western Indian Ocean and on the Galápagos Islands

First Known Use of giant tortoise

circa 1909


GIANT TORTOISE Defined for English Language Learners

giant tortoise

noun

Definition of giant tortoise for English Language Learners

  • : a large plant-eating tortoise


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