testudinal

adjective
tes·​tu·​di·​nal | \ (ˈ)te¦st(y)üdᵊnəl \
variants: or testudinarious \ (¦)te¦st(y)üdᵊn¦a(a)rēəs \

Definition of testudinal

: of, relating to, or resembling a tortoise or tortoise shell

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History and Etymology for testudinal

testudinal from Latin testudin-, testudo tortoise + English -al; testudinàrious from Latin testudin-, testudo + English -arious (as in arbitrarious)

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“Testudinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/testudinal. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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