Synonyms of tortoiseshell


1. tortoiseshell, horn

usage: the mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles

2. tortoiseshell, tortoiseshell butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly

usage: brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles

3. tortoiseshell, tortoiseshell-cat, calico cat, domestic cat, house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus

usage: a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings

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Definition and meaning of tortoiseshell (Dictionary)