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synonyms for terrapin

  • tortoise
  • chelonian
  • cooter
  • leatherback
  • loggerhead
  • slowpoke
  • snapper
  • testudinal
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How to use terrapin in a sentence

Once they are a little bigger, the terrapin caretakers plan on getting them into a CT scan to better understand their internal structure.
A RARE TWO-HEADED TURTLE IS ALIVE AND THRIVING, SURPRISING SCIENTISTSHANNAH SEOOCTOBER 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Looking much like a high-land terrapin beneath the shelter of his venerable cotton umbrella, Judge Priest toiled up the hot slant.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
Bingham bowed over his glass, and regretted that canvasback ducks and terrapin were not yet in season.
THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
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.
LIVING ON A LITTLECAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
The deer ridiculed the terrapin, boasted of his own fleetness, and proposed that the twain should run a race.
LETTERS FROM THE ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINSCHARLES LANMAN
The appointed day arrived, and the deer, as well as the first mentioned terrapin, were faithfully on the ground.
LETTERS FROM THE ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINSCHARLES LANMAN
Everybody who did not dress for dinner was shoved into a side dining-room and given only a terrapin and champagne table d'hôte.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
In this case there are five, the last being addressed to the terrapin instead of to a dog.
THE SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEESJAMES MOONEY
According to the Indian theory it is caused by revengeful animals, especially by the terrapin and its cousin, the turtle.
THE SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEESJAMES MOONEY
The Terrapin let the Turkey take the scalp and hang it about his own neck, while he strutted proudly to and fro.
INDIAN LEGENDS RETOLDELAINE GOODALE EASTMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO TERRAPIN

  • chelonian
  • cooter
  • leatherback
  • loggerhead
  • slowpoke
  • snapper
  • terrapin
  • testudinal
  • tortoise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.