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olive ridley

noun

Definition of OLIVE RIDLEY

:  a relatively small sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) that has a uniformly olive-colored carapace and is found along coasts and in the open sea of the tropical parts of the Pacific, Indian, and Atlantic oceans —called also olive ridley turtle

First Known Use of OLIVE RIDLEY

1980

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