sea turtle

noun

Definition of sea turtle

:any of two families (Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae) of widely distributed marine turtles that have the feet modified into paddles and that include the green turtle, leatherback, hawksbill, loggerhead, and ridley

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SEA TURTLE Defined for English Language Learners

sea turtle

noun

Definition of sea turtle for English Language Learners

  • : a type of large turtle that lives in the sea


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