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shellpad - Another name for a tortoise. More...
testudinate - Means "slow-moving; like a turtle," from Latin testudo, "tortoise," and also describes something curved or vaulted like a turtle shell. More...
Galapagos Islands - Named for the massive tortoises living there, from Old Spanish galapago, "tortoise." More...
turtle, tortoise, terrapin - Turtle is applied to those living in water and tortoise to those that live on land, while terrapins live in fresh water; turtle and tortoise may come from the Latin root tort, with reference to the animals' twisted feet. More...