HyperDic: painted_tortoise

English > 1 sense of the expression painted tortoise:
NOUNanimalpainted tortoise, painted turtle, painted terrapin, Chrysemys pictafreshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings
English > painted tortoise: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningFreshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States.
Synonymspainted turtle, painted terrapin, Chrysemys picta
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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