HyperDic: smooth_softshell

English > 1 sense of the expression smooth softshell:
NOUNanimalsmooth softshell, Trionyx muticusriver turtle of Mississippi basin
English > smooth softshell: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningriver turtle of Mississippi basin; prefers running water.
SynonymTrionyx muticus
Member ofTrionyx, genus Trionyxtype genus of the Trionychidae
Broadersoft-shelled turtle, pancake turtlevoracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin

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