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2 entries found for tortoiseshell.
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Main Entry: 1tor·toise·shell
Pronunciation: primarystresstodotrt-schwas-secondarystressshel, -schwash-secondarystressshel
Function: noun
1 : a spotted hornlike substance that covers the shell of some turtles and is used especially formerly to make ornamental objects
2 : any of several showy butterflies

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