noun Der·moch·e·lys \dərˈmäkələ̇s\

Definition of Dermochelys

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Dermochelyidae) of large marine turtles including only the leatherback

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Origin and Etymology of dermochelys

New Latin, from derm- + Greek chelys tortoise — more at chelys

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