tortoise-core

noun

Definition of tortoise-core

: a stone core shaped like the carapace of a tortoise and constituting the nodule from which prehistoric man flaked off material for tools

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“Tortoise-core.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tortoise-core. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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