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Noun Concept
Categories: Turtle terminology, Decorative arts, Materials
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tortoiseshell  tortoise shell
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The mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles WordNet 3.0
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The mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Tortoiseshell or tortoise shell is a material produced from the shells of the larger species of tortoise and turtle, mainly the hawksbill sea turtle, which is a Critically Endangered species according to the IUCN Red List largely because of its exploitation for this trade. Wikipedia
Mottled, flexible, brownish material made from the shells of turtles Wikidata
The shell of a tortoise, sometimes inaccurately the shell of a turtle, or that material. Wiktionary
Shell of a tortoise. Wiktionary (translation)
The horny, translucent, mottled covering of the carapace of the hawksbill turtle, used as a veneer etc. Wiktionary
Covering of carapace of hawksbill turtle. Wiktionary (translation)
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