Turtle synonyms

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(Slang) A person who acts or moves slowly
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Any of various terrestrial turtles, especially one of the family Testudinidae, characteristically having thick clublike hind limbs and a high, rounded carapace.
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Any of a genus (Caretta, family Cheloniidae) of sea turtles with a hard shell and a large head
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Any of various turtles or tortoises.
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A large sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, with a leathery back.
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(Figuratively) A mean or grovelling person.
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A snap beetle.
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(US) A high, close-fitting collar, turned back on itself and covering all or most of the neck, on a sweater or similar garment.
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Alternative spelling of polo-neck.
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To overturn or upset
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To turn upside down. Commonly used for boats and ships that capsize and turn through 180° so their hulls are above their superstructure, but it can refer to any vehicle in a similar position.
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Any of several North American turtles, of the family Emydidae, that live in fresh or brackish water.
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Any of various reptiles of the order Chelonia (or Testudines), which includes the turtles and tortoises. Chelonians lack teeth and usually have a hard shell that protects the body and consists of bony plates fused to the vertebrae and ribs. Unlike all other living reptiles, the skulls of chelonians lack temporal openings, which is characteristic of the earliest known reptiles (called anapsids). Chelonians evolved during the late Permian or Triassic Period and have changed little since.
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Of or like a tortoise or its shell; testudinate
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A turtle or tortoise.
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