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turtle

noun [C] uk   /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
Translations of “turtle”
in Arabic سُلَحْفاة بَحَرِيّة…
in Korean 거북이…
in Malaysian penyu…
in French tortue de mer…
in Turkish deniz/su kaplumbağası…
in Italian tartaruga marina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龜, 海龜…
in Russian черепаха…
in Polish żółw (wodny lub morski)…
in Vietnamese rùa…
in Spanish tortuga marina…
in Portuguese tartaruga marinha…
in Thai เต่า…
in German die Seeschildkröte…
in Catalan tortuga (marina)…
in Japanese 海ガメ…
in Indonesian penyu, kura-kura…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龟, 海龟…
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