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  • n. Any of a tribe of tortoises, including the terrapins, in which the head and neck can be withdrawn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of a tribe of tortoises, including the terrapins, etc., in which the head and neck can be withdrawn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the marsh-tortoises, a group of chelonians corresponding to the families Chelydidæ and Emydidæ.

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