HyperDic: sea_turtle

English > 1 sense of the expression sea turtle:
NOUNanimalsea turtle, marine turtleany of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers
English > sea turtle: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas.
Synonymmarine turtle
Narrowergreen turtle, Chelonia mydaslarge tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soup
hawksbill turtle, hawksbill, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle, Eretmochelys imbricatapugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak
leatherback turtle, leatherback, leathery turtle, Dermochelys coriaceawide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace
loggerhead, loggerhead turtle, Caretta carettaVery large carnivorous sea turtle
ridleyA marine turtle
BroaderturtleAny of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming / swimming
Spanishtortuga de mar, tortuga marina
Catalantortuga de mar, tortuga marina

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