HyperDic: eretmochelys_imbricata

English > 1 sense of the expression Eretmochelys imbricata:
NOUNanimalEretmochelys imbricata, hawksbill turtle, hawksbill, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtlepugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak
English > Eretmochelys imbricata: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningpugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell.
Synonymshawksbill turtle, hawksbill, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle
Member ofEretmochelys, genus Eretmochelyshawksbills
Broadersea turtle, marine turtleAny of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers
Spanishcarey, tortuga carey, tortuga de carey
Catalancarei, tortuga carey

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