from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of the marsh-tortoises, a group of chelonians corresponding to the families Chelydidæ and Emydidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of a tribe of tortoises, including the terrapins, etc., in which the head and neck can be withdrawn.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun zoology Any of a
tribeof tortoises, including the terrapins, in which the head and neck can be withdrawn.
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