testaceous

adjective
tes·ta·ceous | \te-ˈstā-shəs \

Definition of testaceous 

1 : having a shell a testaceous protozoan

2 : of any of the several light colors of bricks

First Known Use of testaceous

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for testaceous

Latin testaceus, from testa shell, earthen pot, brick

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