Chelonia

Che·​lo·​nia | \ keˈlōnēə, -nyə \

Definition of Chelonia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of testudinata

Chelonia

noun
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Definition of Chelonia (Entry 2 of 2)

: the genus of Cheloniidae comprising the green turtles

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History and Etymology for Chelonia

borrowed from New Latin, from Greek chelṓnē "tortoise, land turtle" + New Latin -ia -ia entry 2

Noun

borrowed from New Latin, from Greek chelṓnē "tortoise, land turtle" + New Latin -ia -ia entry 1

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“Chelonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chelonia. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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