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turtle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtɜː.tl̩/ US  /ˈtɝː.t̬l̩/ ( plural turtles or turtle)
an animal which lives in or near water and has a thick shell covering its body into which it can move its head and legs for protection
龟;海龟
Reptile and amphibian names
Translations of “turtle”
in Spanish tortuga marina…
in Arabic سُلَحْفاة بَحَرِيّة…
in Korean 거북이…
in Portuguese tartaruga marinha…
in French tortue de mer…
in German die Seeschildkröte…
in Catalan tortuga (marina)…
in Japanese 海ガメ…
in Russian черепаха…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龜, 海龜…
in Italian tartaruga marina…
in Turkish deniz/su kaplumbağası…
in Polish żółw (wodny lub morski)…
(Definition of turtle from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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