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Overview of noun tortoiseshell

The noun tortoiseshell has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tortoiseshell

(the mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles)

2. tortoiseshell, tortoiseshell butterfly

(brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles)

3. tortoiseshell, tortoiseshell-cat, calico cat

(a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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