Trionyx

noun Tri·onyx \ˈtrīəˌniks, trīˈän-\

Definition of Trionyx

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Trionychidae) of softshell turtles that usually includes both Old World and New World turtles but is sometimes restricted to Old World forms

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Origin and Etymology of trionyx

New Latin, from tri- + -onyx


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