Definition of tortoiseshell cat in English:
A domestic cat with markings resembling tortoiseshell.
- Station staff were so determined to rescue the tortoiseshell cat they even stopped a train in a last-ditch attempt.
- A large tortoiseshell cat with the air of Tina Turner prowls the periphery.
- My black cat lay asleep on my chest with her head on my shoulder, and my tortoiseshell cat lay over my legs.
Definition of tortoiseshell cat in:
- US English dictionary