Definition of Geochelone

1. Noun. Giant tortoises.

Exact synonyms: Genus Geochelone
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Testudinidae, Testudinidae
Member holonyms: Giant Tortoise



Definition of Geochelone

1. Noun. Any of several large tortoises of the genus ''Geochelone'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geochelone

geobotanists
geobotany
geocache
geocached
geocacher
geocachers
geocaches
geocaching
geocarpy
geocentric
geocentric parallax
geocentrical
geocentrically
geocentrick
geocentrism
geochelone (current term)
geochelones
geochemical
geochemically
geochemist
geochemistries
geochemistry
geochemists
geochronologic
geochronological
geochronologies
geochronologist
geochronology
geochronometer
geochronometers

Literary usage of Geochelone

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1. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"The presence of geochelone in the fossil record of the midwestern United States from ... At the same time that geochelone became extinct in North America, ..."

2. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"... (1995) found that the Burmese Brown Tortoise (geochelone emys) occurred in unlogged forests in Sarawak, but it was not seen again after timber harvest. ..."

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