turtleback

noun
tur·​tle·​back | \ ˈtər-tᵊl-ˌbak How to pronounce turtleback (audio) \

Definition of turtleback

: a raised convex surface

Other Words from turtleback

turtleback or turtle-backed \ ˈtər-​tᵊl-​ˌbakt How to pronounce turtleback (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of turtleback

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Turtleback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turtleback. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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