Definition of Spiny softshell

1. Noun. River turtle of western United States with a warty shell; prefers quiet water.

Exact synonyms: Trionyx Spiniferus
Generic synonyms: Pancake Turtle, Soft-shelled Turtle
Group relationships: Genus Trionyx, Trionyx



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiny Softshell

spinulose
spinward
spinworthy
spiny-finned fish
spiny-headed worm
spiny anteater
spiny anteaters
spiny dogfish
spiny lizard
spiny lobster
spiny lobsters
spiny oyster
spiny puffer
spiny softshell (current term)
spiny softshell turtle
spiny spider crab
spiny spider crabs
spiny talinum
spinyhead
spiodea
spionkopite
spiperone
spir-
spirable
spiracle
spiracles
spiracular
spiradenitis

Literary usage of Spiny softshell

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1. Review of the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Studies by Royal Society of Canada (2006)
"In the other two cases (spiny softshell Turtle in SAR 5 and SAR 3A, and Bridle Shiner in SAR 5 and SAR 4), the Performance Indicator models appear to be ..."

2. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"... western spiny softshell turtle. (Meriwether Lewis, Musselshell River on eastern slope of Rocky Mountains, May 26, 1805.) near it's entrance it had a ..."

3. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark V-2 of 3 by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"... western spiny softshell turtle. (Meriwether Lewis, Musselshell River on eastern slope of Rocky Mountains, May 26,1805.) near it's entrance it had a ..."

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