HyperDic: chrysemys_picta

English > 1 sense of the expression Chrysemys picta:
NOUNanimalChrysemys picta, painted turtle, painted terrapin, painted tortoisefreshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings
English > Chrysemys picta: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningFreshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States.
Synonymspainted turtle, painted terrapin, painted tortoise
Member ofChrysemys, genus Chrysemyspainted turtles
BroaderturtleAny of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming / swimming

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