Definition of Diamondback terrapin

1. Noun. Of marshes along Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of United States.

Exact synonyms: Malaclemys Centrata
Generic synonyms: Terrapin
Group relationships: Genus Malaclemys, Malaclemys



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diamondback Terrapin

diamond lanes
diamond number
diamond paste
diamond plate
diamond point
diamond ring
diamond saw
diamond skin
diamond skin disease
diamond twill
diamond twills
diamond wedding
diamond wedding anniversary
diamondback
diamondback rattlesnake
diamondback terrapin (current term)
diamondbacks
diamonded
diamondiferous
diamonding
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diamondized
diamondizes
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diamondless
diamondlike
diamondoid
diamondoids
diamonds
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Literary usage of Diamondback terrapin

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1868)
"Aspects of the reproductive biology of the northern diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin ... Reproduction and development in the diamondback terrapin. ..."

2. Food and Flavor: A Gastronomic Guide to Health and Good Living by Henry Theophilus Finck (1913)
"In the days when canvasback ducks and diamondback terrapin were abundant Baltimore was the gourmet's headquarters. There were terrapin palaces in those days ..."

3. The Contemporary Short Story: A Practical Manual by Harry Torsey Baker (1916)
"... and three-for-fifteen herrings exchanged raciness with the quintessence of four-dollars-a-portion diamondback terrapin and attar of redheaded duckling. ..."

4. First Annual Report of the Secretary, 1903 by Dept. of Commerce and Labor, United States (1903)
"Experiments in diamondback-terrapin culture, which have been in progress for several years, have been continued and the results attained lead to the ..."

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