Definition of Green turtle

1. Noun. Large tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soup.

Exact synonyms: Chelonia Mydas
Generic synonyms: Marine Turtle, Sea Turtle
Group relationships: Chelonia, Genus Chelonia



Definition of Green turtle

1. Noun. The green sea turtle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Turtle

green spots
green sputum
green state
green sulfur bacteria
green tax
green taxes
green tea
green teas
green thumb
green thumbs
green tobacco sickness
green ton
green tooth
green top
green turtle (current term)
green turtle soup
green turtles
green vision
green vitriol
green water
green wave
green waves
green wax
green with envy
green woodpecker
green woodpeckers
greenalite
greenalites
greenback

Literary usage of Green turtle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"On the Development of the Skull and its Nerves in the green turtle (Chelone midas), with Remarks on the Segmentation seen in the Skull of various types. ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1869)
"selves, or that we shall ever benefit by the superfluity of green turtle to be found in the bays of the Bonin Islands, where they are so numerous " that ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1869)
"selves, or that we shall ever benefit by the superfluity of green turtle to be found in the bays of the Bonin Islands, where they are so numerous " that ..."

4. The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions by Addison Emery Verrill (1902)
"The green turtle has a wide range, being found as far south as southern ... This species, though less common than the green turtle, is still frequently ..."

5. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... on the Amazon—Sea-Turtles— Their Enemies—Modes of Capturing Turtles—The Green Turtle—The Hawksbill Turtle —Barbarous Modes of Removing the Shell, ..."

6. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"Among the turtles the marine variety known as the green turtle is most highly prized ... It is utilized chiefly for making soup, and green turtle soup is ..."

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