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turtleback (plural turtlebacks)
- Anything having the shape of a turtle's back (that is, its shell.)
- A library binding of a mass market paperback with a generic hardcover.
- (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):
- Any plant of the genus Psathyrotes of annual and perennial forbs and low subshrubs native to dry areas of southwestern North America.