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 for Sculptured tortoise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sculpture \Sculp"ture\ (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Sculptured; p. pr. & vb. n. Sculpturing.]
     To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or
     metal; to carve; to engrave.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Sculptured tortoise (Zool.), a common North American wood
        tortoise ({Glyptemys insculpta). The shell is marked with
        strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured
        figures.
        [1913 Webster]

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