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tortoiseshell

noun [U]  /ˈtɔr·t̬əsˌʃel/ us  
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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