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diamondback terrapin

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

  • n. One of several turtles of the genus Malaclemys of the southern Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, having edible flesh and a carapace with diamond-shaped ridged or knobbed markings.

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

  • n. of marshes along Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of United States

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