Synonyms for cooter
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COOTER
The cooter is the terrapin, and a very expert boatman he is.
A “cooter” is a box-tortoise, and the noun is turned into a verb with an ease characteristic of the mountaineers.
name for some types of freshwater terrapin in southern U.S., 1835 (first attested 1827 in phrase drunk as a cooter, but this probably is a colloquial form of unrelated coot), from obsolete verb coot "to copulate" (1660s), of unknown origin. The turtle is said to copulate for two weeks at a stretch.