Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “turtle”

See all translations

turtle

noun
a kind of large tortoise, especially one living in water.
tortue de mer
turtleneck noun (a garment, especially a sweater, with) a high round neck
(à) col roulé
He was wearing a turtleneck (also adjective) a turtleneck sweater.
turtle soup soup made from the flesh of a type of turtle.
consommé à la tortue
Translations of “turtle”
in Korean 거북이…
in Arabic سُلَحْفاة بَحَرِيّة…
in Italian tartaruga marina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龜, 海龜…
in Russian черепаха…
in Turkish deniz/su kaplumbağası…
in Polish żółw (wodny lub morski)…
in Spanish tortuga marina…
in Portuguese tartaruga marinha…
in German die Seeschildkröte…
in Catalan tortuga (marina)…
in Japanese 海ガメ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龟, 海龟…
(Definition of turtle from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “turtle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More