HyperDic: turtle

English > 4 senses of the word turtle:
NOUNartifactturtle, turtleneck, polo-necka sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
animalturtleany of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming / swimming
VERBmotionturtle, capsize, turn turtleoverturn accidentally
competitionturtlehunt for turtles, especially as an occupation
turtle > pronunciation
Soundster'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > turtle: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar.
Synonymsturtleneck, polo-neck
Partsturtleneck collar, polo-neck collarA high close-fitting turnover collar
Broaderjersey, T-shirt, tee shirtA close-fitting pullover shirt
sweater, jumperA crocheted / crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
Spanishcuello alto, cuello cisne
Catalancoll alt
English > turtle: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming / swimming.
Partscarapace, shell, cuticle, shieldHard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
plastron(zoology) the part of a turtle's shell forming its underside
Narrowerbox turtle, box tortoisechiefly terrestrial / terrestrial turtle of North America
cooter, river cooter, Pseudemys concinnalarge river turtle of the southern United States and northern Mexico
mud turtlebottom-dwelling freshwater turtle inhabiting muddy rivers of North America and Central America
painted turtle, painted terrapin, painted tortoise, Chrysemys pictaFreshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings
red-bellied terrapin, red-bellied turtle, redbelly, Pseudemys rubriventrisFreshwater turtle of Chesapeake Bay tributaries having red markings on the lower shell
sea turtle, marine turtleAny of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers
slider, yellow-bellied terrapin, Pseudemys scriptaFreshwater turtle of United States and South America
snapping turtlelarge aggressive freshwater turtle with powerful jaws
soft-shelled turtle, pancake turtlevoracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin
terrapinAny of various edible North American web-footed turtles living in fresh or brackish water
tortoiseusually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs
Broaderchelonian, chelonian reptileA reptile of the order Chelonia
Spanishgalápago, peta, testudines, tortuga, tortugas
Catalantortuga, tortugue, turtle
English > turtle: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningoverturn accidentally.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymscapsize, turn turtle
Broaderoverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
Spanishvolcarse, volcar, zozobrar
Catalanbolcar-se, capgirar, sotsobrar
English > turtle: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaninghunt for turtles, especially as an occupation.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Spanishcazar tortugas
Nounsturtlersomeone whose occupation is hunting turtles

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