Testudinarious Tes*tu`di*na"ri*ous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the shell of a tortoise; resembling a tortoise shell; having the color or markings of a tortoise shell. [1913 Webster]

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  • testudinarious — tes·tu·di·nar·i·ous …   English syllables

  • testudinarious — adjective see testudinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • testudinate — adjective Of, like or relating to a tortoise. Syn: testudinal, testudinarious …   Wiktionary

  • testudinal — adjective a) Of, or relating to, tortoises. b) Resembling a tortoise. Syn: testudinarious, testudinate …   Wiktionary

  • testudinal —   a. pertaining to or like tortoise or tortoiseshell.    ♦ testudinarious, a.    ♦ testudinate,   a. like tortoiseshell; arched; n. turtle …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • testudinal — [tes to͞od΄ ner′ē əs, tes tyo͞od΄ ner′ē əstes to͞od′ n əl, testyo͞od′ n əl] adj. [< L testudineus < testudo (see TESTUDO) + AL] of or like a tortoise or its shell; testudinate: also testudinarious [tes to͞od΄ ner′ē əs, tes tyo͞od΄ ner′ē əs] …   English World dictionary

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