Eretmochelys

noun Er·et·moch·e·lys \ ˌeˌretˈmäkələ̇s \

Definition of Eretmochelys

:a genus of aquatic turtles including only the hawksbill

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Origin and Etymology of eretmochelys

New Latin, from Greek eretmon oar + chelys turtle (propel a boat)


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