Emydea

plural noun
Emyd·​ea | \ ə̇ˈmidēə, ēˈ \

Definition of Emydea

in former classifications
: a group of turtles nearly coextensive with the family Emydidae

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History and Etymology for Emydea

New Latin, from Emyd-, Emys

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“Emydea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Emydea. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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