1. testudo, protective covering, protective cover, protection

usage: a movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification

2. Testudo, genus Testudo, reptile genus

usage: type genus of the Testudinidae

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: testudo (Dictionary)