Turtle Meaning and Definition


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Turtle meaning

Word: Turtle

How to pronounce: tɜːtl

Noun

Definitions:

1. A slow-moving reptile, enclosed in a scaly or leathery domed shell into which it can retract its head and thick legs.

2. A large marine reptile with a bony or leathery shell and flippers, coming ashore annually on sandy beaches to lay eggs.The flesh of a sea turtle, especially the green turtle, used chiefly for soup.

3. A freshwater reptile related to the turtles, typically having a flattened shell.

4. A directional cursor in a computer graphics system that can be instructed to move around a screen.

5. Short for turtleneck


Synonyms:

tortoise

tortoiseshell

terrapin


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Turtle in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tortuga

German: Schildkröte

French: Tortue

Italian: Tartaruga

Turkish: Kaplumbağa


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