giant tortoise

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

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

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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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