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Sea turtle   Listen
noun
Sea turtle  n.  (Zool.)
(a)
Any one of several very large species of chelonians having the feet converted into paddles, as the green turtle, hawkbill, loggerhead, and leatherback. They inhabit all warm seas.
(b)
The sea pigeon, or guillemot.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Sea turtle" Quotes from Famous Books



... old island of Hispaniola—the Santo Domingo of our day—and separated from it only by a narrow channel of some five or six miles in width, lies a queer little hunch of an island, known, because of a distant resemblance to that animal, as the Tortuga de Mar, or sea turtle. It is not more than twenty miles in length by perhaps seven or eight in breadth; it is only a little spot of land, and as you look at it upon the map a pin's head would almost cover it; yet from that spot, as from a center of inflammation, a burning fire ...
— Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates • Howard Pyle



Words linked to "Sea turtle" :   hawksbill, leatherback, Caretta caretta, loggerhead turtle, loggerhead, hawksbill turtle, tortoiseshell turtle, leatherback turtle, ridley



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