Definitions for "Tortoiseshell"
Keywords:  mottled, turtles, horny, cat, patched
A cat patched or intermingled with black and red. This pattern is almost always found on female cats.
the shell of a tortoise, mottled yellow and brown, used for making ornaments and jewellery
A coat pattern typically marked by both black and red fur in deep coats or blue and cream fur in dilute coats.
brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles