NANFA-- Re: nanfa V1 #1098
Sun, 28 Oct 2001 01:37:28 EDT

So that's why University of Maryland's terrapin mascot is named Testudo.
Just goes to show, there's a reason for everything.
Pierre Gagne
Kensington, MD

> Found this new word (new for me) and thought your herpers may find it
> interesting:
> testudinate (te-STOOD-in-ayt) adjective, also testudinal or testudinarian
> 1. Slow-moving, like a turtle.
> 2. Curved like the carapace (shell) of a turtle; vaulted.
> noun
> A turtle.

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