Alabama terrapin

variants: or Alabama turtle or less commonly Alabama slider

Definition of Alabama terrapin

: a freshwater tortoise (Pseudemys alabamensis) having a range extending from the Gulf coast of Florida to Louisiana

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First Known Use of Alabama terrapin

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Alabama terrapin.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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