tur·​tle·​back ˈtər-tᵊl-ˌbak How to pronounce turtleback (audio)
: a raised convex surface
turtleback adjective
or turtle-backed

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of turtleback was in 1872

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Cite this Entry

“Turtleback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turtleback. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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