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testudo

In Roman architecture, an arched vault or ceiling, esp. when surbased or flattened.
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aegyptium ticks, during 2009-2010, we collected 56 adult ticks from 12 Testudo graeca tortoises at a locality near the city of Aflou in Laghouat Province, Algeria.
mauritanica (Apicomplexa: Adeleina: Haemogregarinidae) in captive Testudo marginata (Reptilia: Testudinidae: evidence for cyclic merogony?
8th race : Peter Anders (Marvin Suerland) 1, Testudo 2, General Duke's 3, Ningara 4.
The Attacking Testudo can no longer be activated in melee during battles.
A quarter millennium of uses and misuses of the turtle name Testudo scabra: identification of the type specimens of T.
One of the subspecies of tortoises he found bears his name: Testudo becki.
The Testudo Laptop Backpack has 1,200 cubic inches of space in its padded main compartment capable of securing a 17" laptop.
pour designer la poete et du substantif testudo pour designer la lyre.
ACCIAC-CATURA and ALEMBIC, LATRODECTUS MACTANS and NEUTRAL DENSITY POINT, CHIAROSCURO and PROPRIOCEPTION and TESTUDO and ANNULATE and BRICOLAGE and CATALEPT and GERRYMANDER and SCOPOPHILIA and LAERTES--and all of a sudden it occurs to Gately the aforethought EXTRUDING, STRIGIL and LEXICAL themselves--and LORDOSIS and IMPOST and SINISTRAL and MENISCUS and CHRONAXY and POOR YORICK and LUCULUS and CERISE MONTCLAIR and then DE SICA NEO-REAL CRANE DOLLY and CIRCUMAMBIENTFOUNDDRAMALEVIRAT- EMARRIAGE and then more lexical terms and words speeding up to chipmunkish and then HELIATED and then all the way up to a sound like a mosquito on speed, and Gately tries to clutch both his temples with one hand and scream, but nothing comes out.
Maximus's fight against tigers echoes that in Delmer Daves's Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) and the testudo (turtle) fighting formation against the baibarians echoes that of its first appearance on the big screen in Cleopatra.
Sparty of Michigan State University, Cosmo of Brigham Young University, Mike the Tiger of Louisiana State University, Testudo of the University of Maryland, Wolfie Jr.