Definition of Hiccatee

1. a freshwater tortoise [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiccatee

hibernating(a)
hibernating gland
hibernation
hibernations
hibernator
hibernators
hibernoma
hibiscus
hibiscuses
hibonite
hibonites
hic
hic Rhodus, hic salta
hicatee
hicatees
hiccatee (current term)
hiccatees
hiccory
hiccough
hiccough nut
hiccoughed
hiccoughing
hiccoughs
hiccup
hiccup nut
hiccuped
hiccuping
hiccuplike
hiccupped
hiccupping

Literary usage of Hiccatee

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

1. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1856)
"Tho hiccatee is the fresh-water turtle, or tortoise, and is, I believe, ... The weight of a hiccatee seldom exceeds 20 Ibs. It has not got fins like a ..."

2. Explorations and Adventures in Honduras: Comprising Sketches of Travel in by William Vincent Wells (1857)
"... armadillo curry, turtle soup, parrot pie, roast antelope, smoked peccary, boiled Indian rabbit, stewed hiccatee, ..."

3. The Colony of British Honduras: Its Resources and Prospects, with Particular by Sir Daniel Morris (1883)
"... the chief being the " hiccatee." The king, queen, and common conch are found in the outer cays and along shore, and the flesh of some used for food. ..."

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