Cheloniidae

plural noun Chel·o·ni·i·dae \ˌkeləˈnīəˌdē\

Definition of Cheloniidae

  1. :  a family of large marine turtles including the green turtle, hawksbill, and loggerhead

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Origin and Etymology of cheloniidae

borrowed from New Latin, from Chelonia 2Chelonia + -idae -idae


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