chicken terrapin


variants or chicken tortoise or chicken turtle
: a small or medium-sized edible aquatic turtle (Deirochelys reticularia) of the southern Atlantic states having a long snakelike neck and an elongated carapace marked with a network of yellow lines
: the young of the green turtle

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“Chicken terrapin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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