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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Test Tes·ta n.; pl. E. Tests L. Testae
 1. Zool. The external hard or firm covering of many invertebrate animals.
 Note:The test of crustaceans and insects is composed largely of chitin; in mollusks it is composed chiefly of calcium carbonate, and is called the shell.
 2. Bot. The outer integument of a seed; the episperm, or spermoderm.