Part of speech:
Any of various terrestrial turtles, especially one of the family Testudinidae, characteristically having thick clublike hind limbs and a high, rounded carapace.
A snap beetle.
(Slang) A person who acts or moves slowly
Any of a genus (Caretta, family Cheloniidae) of sea turtles with a hard shell and a large head
Any of various turtles or tortoises.
(Figuratively) A mean or grovelling person.
To overturn or upset
Any of various reptiles of the order Chelonia (or Testudines), which includes the turtles and tortoises. Chelonians lack teeth and usually have a hard shell that protects the body and consists of bony plates fused to the vertebrae and ribs. Unlike all other living reptiles, the skulls of chelonians lack temporal openings, which is characteristic of the earliest known reptiles (called anapsids). Chelonians evolved during the late Permian or Triassic Period and have changed little since.
Of or like a tortoise or its shell; testudinate
A turtle or tortoise.
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