HyperDic: testudo

English > 2 senses of the word testudo / Testudo:
NOUNartifacttestudoa movable protective covering that provided protection from above
animalTestudo, genus Testudotype genus of the Testudinidae
English > testudo: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops / troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification.
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishtestudo
English > Testudo: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningtype genus of the Testudinidae.
Synonymgenus Testudo
Member ofTestudinidae, family TestudinidaeLand tortoises
MembersEuropean tortoise, Testudo graecasmall land tortoise of southern Europe
giant tortoiseVery large tortoises of the Galapagos and Seychelles islands
Broaderreptile genusA genus of reptiles
Spanishgénero Testudo, genus testudo, Testudo, testudo
Catalangenus testudo, testudo

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