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tortoiseshell en inglés británico

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tortoiseshellnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtɔː.təʃ.ʃel/ us /ˈtɔːr.t̬əs.ʃel/

tortoiseshell noun [ U ] (ANIMAL SHELL)

the hard shell of a turtle that is yellow, orange, and brown and that is used to make decorative objects, or an artificial substance made to look like this:

glasses with tortoiseshell frames

tortoiseshell noun [ U ] (CAT)

also tortoiseshell cat, US also calico cat a cat with white, black, brown, and orange fur

(Definición de tortoiseshell de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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

(Definición de tortoiseshell de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)