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loggerhead turtle

noun
1.
a sea turtle, Caretta caretta, having a large head: now greatly reduced in number.
Also called loggerhead.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60
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Examples from the web for loggerhead turtle
  • Excursions are available to take you crabbing or to a loggerhead turtle sanctuary.
  • loggerhead turtle nests lag, green and leatherbacks are up.
  • loggerhead turtle hatchlings feed on small animals living in the sea.

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