testudineous

Being as slow as a tortoise

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Testudineous — Tes tu*din e*ous, a. [L. testudineus.] Resembling the shell of a tortoise. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • testudineous — adjective a) Characteristic of a tortoise, or the shell of a tortoise b) As slow as a tortoise …   Wiktionary

  • testudineous — testūˈdinal, testūˈdinary or testūdinˈeous adjective Like a tortoise, tortoiseshell, or a testudo • • • Main Entry: ↑testudo …   Useful english dictionary

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