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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 Korean 거북이…
in Arabic سُلَحْفاة بَحَرِيّة…
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 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…
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