HyperDic: hawksbill_turtle

English > 1 sense of the expression hawksbill turtle:
NOUNanimalhawksbill turtle, hawksbill, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle, Eretmochelys imbricatapugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak
English > hawksbill turtle: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningpugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell.
Synonymshawksbill, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata
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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