Terrapene

noun
Ter·​ra·​pe·​ne | \ ˌterəˈpēnē \

Definition of Terrapene

: a genus comprising the box turtles

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History and Etymology for Terrapene

New Latin, from obsolete English terrapine, terrapene terrapin

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“Terrapene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Terrapene. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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