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  Definition of turtle
  1. any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
  2. hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation
  3. overturn accidentally; "Don''t rock the boat or it will capsize!"
Similar Words: capsize, turn turtle

 

Hyponyms: sea turtle, marine turtle, snapping turtle, mud turtle, terrapin, red-bellied terrapin, red-bellied turtle, redbelly, Pseudemys rubriventris, slider, yellow-bellied terrapin, Pseudemys scripta, cooter, river cooter, Pseudemys concinna, box turtle, box tortoise, painted turtle, painted terrapin, painted tortoise, Chrysemys picta, tortoise, soft-shelled turtle, pancake turtle

 

Derivational Morphology: turtler

 

Language Translations:
Armenian: կրիա   Basque: dortoka  
Bosnian: kornjača   Breton: baot  
Bulgarian: костенурка   Catalan: tortuga  
Chinese: 烏龜   Croatian: kornjača  
Danish: skildpadde   Dutch: schildpad  
Esperanto: kelonio   Finnish: kilpikonna  
French: tortue   Galician: tartaruga  
German: Schildkröte   Greek: χελώνη  
Hebrew: צב   Hungarian: teknősbéka  
Indonesian: kura-kura   Irish: turtar  
Japanese:   Korean: 거북  
Latin: testudo   Lithuanian: vėžlys  
Macedonian: желка   Polish: żółw  
Portuguese: tartaruga   Romanian: broască ţestoasă  
Russian: черепаха   Slovene: želva  
Spanish: tortuga   Swedish: sköldpadda  
Tagalog: pagong   Tamil: ஆமை  
Telugu: తాబేలు   Turkish: kaplumbağa  
Ukrainian: черепаха  
 
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