Definition of Testudines

1. Noun. Tortoises and turtles.




Definition of Testudines

1. testudo [n] - See also: testudo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Testudines

Teslascope
Teslascopes
Tess
Tessie
Tessier
Tessin
Tessy
Test
Test cricket
Test match
Test nation
Test side
Test sides
Testacealobosia
Testudines
Testudinidae
Testudo graeca
Tet
Tet DNA polymerase
Tetaumatawhakatangihangakoauaotamateaurehaeaturipukapihimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuaakitanarahu
Tete viruses
Tethyan
Tethyidae
Tethys
Teton
Teton Range
Tetovo
Tetra Pak
Tetraclinis

Literary usage of Testudines

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1. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"testudines.—p.. a2.—Body not protected by a bony carapace; jaws provided with teeth.* (Lizards nud snakes) Squamata.—p.. Order I. testudines. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"Cope really believes now, that the element in the testudines called by Cuvier ... It is free from the exoccipital in the Ichthyosauria, testudines, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The size of this testudo, a« that of other testudines, of course varied. ... All the testudines were as a general rule covered with a double layer of fresh ..."

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