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synonyms for turtle

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

Based on the genetic analyses, the researchers confirmed that the tuatara is more closely related to snakes and lizards than to crocodilians, birds or turtles.
HOW TUATARA LIVE SO LONG AND CAN WITHSTAND COOL WEATHERJAKE BUEHLERAUGUST 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The reptiles have long been of scientific interest because of their unclear evolutionary relationship with other reptiles, as they share traits with lizards and turtles as well as birds.
HOW TUATARA LIVE SO LONG AND CAN WITHSTAND COOL WEATHERJAKE BUEHLERAUGUST 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The earliest dinosaur eggs were more like leathery turtle eggs than hard bird’s eggs.
EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Explore coral reef restoration, shipwrecks, sea turtles and more.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
These ecosystems are wildly diverse — home to everything from crabs to sea turtles.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Until now, scientists had seen such fluorescence only in marine turtles.
LOTS OF FROGS AND SALAMANDERS HAVE A SECRET GLOWERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAPRIL 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
To these we gave boiled rice, and with it turtle and manatee boiled.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
She careened so badly that the girls shrieked and Malcolm himself thought she would turn turtle.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
For our use, besides bread-fruit and fish, there was a turtle weighing perhaps more than twenty pounds.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I shall give 'em real turtle from Birch's, and as for fizz, they shall swim in it if they like.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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