potamian

Potamian

Po*ta"mi*an\, n. [Gr. ? river.] (Zo["o]l.) A river tortoise; one of a group of tortoises (Potamites, or Trionychoidea) having a soft shell, webbed feet, and a sharp beak. See Trionyx.
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