Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete variant of terrapin.

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  • noun Any of several large turtles of the genus Terrapene; the box turtles

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

  • noun box turtles

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Examples

  • The helpful attendant at the center showed us unique hinged turtles (terrapene coahuila) that are native to the area.

    Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

  • The helpful attendant at the center showed us unique hinged turtles (terrapene coahuila) that are native to the area.

    Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

  • The helpful attendant at the center showed us unique hinged turtles (terrapene coahuila) that are native to the area.

    Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

  • The helpful attendant at the center showed us unique hinged turtles (terrapene coahuila) that are native to the area.

    Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

  • The Eastern Box Turtle (terrapene carolina) which is the official state reptile.

    Museum Blogs

  • _terrapene_ and _turpin_, on the contrary, originated in the New World, in the language of the American Redskin.

    The Log of the Sun A Chronicle of Nature's Year

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