Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An edible freshwater turtle of the genus Chrysemys.
  • noun Any of various turtles or tortoises.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The common box-turtle, Cistudo Carolina, of the United States: so called in the Southern States.
  • noun A turtle of the family Clemmyidœ, Pseudemys concinna, also known as the Florida cooter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A fresh-water tortoise (Pseudemus concinna) of Florida.
  • noun The box tortoise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun vulgar, slang vagina.
  • noun A freshwater tortoise (Pseudemus concinna) of Florida.
  • noun The box tortoise.
  • noun slang A redneck.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun large river turtle of the southern United States and northern Mexico

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Gullah, probably of Niger-Congo origin; akin to Bambara and Malinke kuta.]

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Compare cooch.

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