Today's Word "testudinate"

Slow-moving on

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testudinate \te-STOOD-in-ayt\ (adjective) - 1 : Slow-moving, like a turtle. 2 : Curved like the carapace (shell) of a turtle; vaulted.

(noun) - A turtle.

"Devon's testudinate progress on his term paper had a direct correlation to his access to the Internet, television and video games."


From Late Latin testudinatus, from Latin testudo (tortoise). Also testudinal or testudinarian




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