turtle

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grey sea turtle of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America Atlantic ridley , bastard ridley , bastard turtle , Lepidochelys kempii
chiefly terrestrial turtle of North America; shell can be closed tightly box tortoise , box turtle
turtle's bony plate breastplate , plastron
animal shell, like turtle's carapace
shell-like covering of turtle, crustacean carapace
turtle shell carapace , mail
very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas Caretta caretta , loggerhead , loggerhead turtle
large tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soup Chelonia mydas , green turtle
turtle, concerning a chelonian , testudinal
large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite Chelydra serpentina , common snapping turtle , snapper
large river turtle of the southern United States and northern Mexico cooter , Pseudemys concinna , river cooter
wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle Dermochelys coriacea , leatherback , leatherback turtle , leathery turtle
pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell Eretmochelys imbricata , hawkbill , hawksbill , hawksbill turtle , tortoiseshell turtle
olive-colored sea turtle of tropical Pacific and Indian and the southern Atlantic oceans Lepidochelys olivacea , olive ridley , Pacific ridley
soup made from a calf's head or other meat in imitation of green turtle soup mock turtle soup
bottom-dwelling freshwater turtle inhabiting muddy rivers of North America and Central America mud turtle
small freshwater turtle having a strong musky odor musk turtle , stinkpot
voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites pancake turtle , soft-shelled turtle
(zoology) the part of a turtle's shell forming its underside plastron
freshwater turtle of Chesapeake Bay tributaries having red markings on the lower shell Pseudemys rubriventris , red-bellied terrapin , red-bellied turtle , redbelly
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