noun coo·ter \ˈkü-tər also ˈk-tə\

Definition of COOTER

chiefly Southern
:  any of several freshwater turtles (genus Pseudemys syn. Chrysemys, especially P. concinna) especially of the southern and eastern United States

Origin of COOTER

of African origin; akin to Bambara & Malinke kuta turtle
First Known Use: 1832


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