Definition of Eretmochelys imbricata

1. Noun. Pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Eretmochelys Imbricata

Erdogan
Erebouni
Erebuni
Erebus
Erechtites hieracifolia
Eredivisie
Erenmalm
Erenmalms
Eresh-kigal
Ereshkigal
Ereshkigel
Erethizon
Erethizon dorsatum
Erethizontidae
Eretmochelys
Eretmochelys imbricata
Erevan
Erewan
Erewhon
Erewhonian
Erewhonians
Erfurt
Ergotrate Maleate
Erianthus
Erianthus ravennae
Eric
Eric Arthur Blair
Eric Blair
Erica
Erica Jong

Literary usage of Eretmochelys imbricata

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

1. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"... none of which is peculiar to Bermuda, are known to frequent the islands:—the green turtle (Chelonia mydas), the hawk bill (eretmochelys imbricata), ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"A large carnivorous sea-turtle (eretmochelys imbricata), во named on account of the shape of its bill, which is a formidable weapon. ..."

3. Costa Rica by Bruce Conord (2006)
"... is meant to provide a refuge for endangered manatees (Trichechus manatus), plus green turtles (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (eretmochelys imbricata), ..."

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