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tortoiseshell

tor·toise·shell (tortoise shell)

tortoiseshell (tortoise shell)

 
pronunciation:
tor ts shel
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part of speech: noun
definition: the horny, mottled, yellowish-brown shell of certain turtles, esp. the hawksbill, or imitations of this material, used to make combs, eyeglass frames, and decorative objects.
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