freshwater turtle

freshwater turtle
пресноводная черепаха (Chelidae; в Австралии широко распространены 15 видов этой черепахи; по строению ног отличается от морской черепахи)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group — Le Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group est une commission de l UICN spécialisé sur les tortues. Sa mission est d identifier et de documenter toutes les menaces pesant sur les espèces de tortues terrestres et d eau douce afin d aider à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Turtle — For other uses, see Turtle (disambiguation). Turtles Temporal range: Late Triassic – Recent, 215–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • turtle — ► NOUN 1) a marine or freshwater reptile with a bony or leathery shell and flippers or webbed toes. 2) Computing a directional cursor in a computer graphics system which can be instructed to move around a screen. ● turn turtle Cf. ↑turn turtle… …   English terms dictionary

  • turtle — I. /ˈtɜtl / (say tertl) noun 1. any of the Chelonia, an order or group of reptiles having the body enclosed in a shell consisting of a carapace and a plastron, from between which the head, tail, and four legs protrude. 2. a marine species of… …  

  • turtle — n. 1 any of various marine or freshwater reptiles of the order Chelonia, encased in a shell of bony plates, and having flippers or webbed toes used in swimming. 2 the flesh of the turtle, esp. used for soup. 3 Computing a directional cursor in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turtle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English turtla, from Latin turtur Date: before 12th century archaic turtledove II. noun (plural turtles; also turtle) Usage: often attributive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • turtle — noun 1》 a marine or freshwater reptile with a bony or leathery shell and flippers or webbed toes. [Many species in the order Chelonia.]     ↘the flesh of a sea turtle, used chiefly for soup. 2》 a directional cursor in a computer graphics system… …   English new terms dictionary

  • turtle — tur·tle tərt əl n, pl turtles also turtle often attrib any of an order (Testudines) of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine reptiles that have a toothless horny beak and a shell of bony dermal plates usu. covered with horny shields enclosing the… …   Medical dictionary

  • turtle — tur·tle || tÉœrtl / tɜː n. reptile with a hard shell around the trunk of the body (living in freshwater, saltwater, or on land); turtle flesh; (Nautical) pocket in a spinnaker (large triangular sail) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Black marsh turtle — The shape of the upper jaws of black marsh turtles is the reason for their common name smiling terrapin . Con …   Wikipedia

  • Black-knobbed map turtle — hatchlings Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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