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tortoiseshellnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtɔr·t̬əsˌʃel/
the hard shell of a turtle that has attractive brown and yellow patterns, or plastic made to look like this shell: a tortoiseshell barrette tortoiseshell eyeglass frames
Translations of “tortoiseshell”
in Chinese (Traditional) 玳瑁殼,龜甲,龜板, 仿玳瑁殼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玳瑁壳,龟甲,龟板, 仿玳瑁壳…
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