noun Tri·as·so·chelys \trī¦asō+\

Definition of Triassochelys

  1. :  a genus of extinct turtles of the lower Mesozoic of Europe believed to be the earliest true turtles

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Origin and Etymology of triassochelys

New Latin, from triasso- (from International Scientific Vocabulary triassic + -o-) + Chelys

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to cast off or become cast off

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