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noun as in turtle

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Once they are a little bigger, the terrapin caretakers plan on getting them into a CT scan to better understand their internal structure.

The menswear crowd—who are obsessed with all things heritage, camo, and the F word—fell fast in love with Terrapin.

Looking much like a high-land terrapin beneath the shelter of his venerable cotton umbrella, Judge Priest toiled up the hot slant.

Bingham bowed over his glass, and regretted that canvasback ducks and terrapin were not yet in season.

For a second, chop it up and either make a mock terrapin by a cook-book rule, or else cut it in dice, cream and bake it.

The deer ridiculed the terrapin, boasted of his own fleetness, and proposed that the twain should run a race.

The appointed day arrived, and the deer, as well as the first mentioned terrapin, were faithfully on the ground.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to terrapin, such as: tortoise, chelonian, cooter, leatherback, loggerhead, and slowpoke.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.