Definition of Loggerhead turtle

1. Noun. Very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas.

Exact synonyms: Caretta Caretta, Loggerhead
Generic synonyms: Marine Turtle, Sea Turtle
Group relationships: Caretta, Genus Caretta



Definition of Loggerhead turtle

1. Noun. A large, carnivorous, marine turtle, ''Caretta caretta'', found in warm seas ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Loggerhead Turtle

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loggerhead turtle (current term)
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Literary usage of Loggerhead turtle

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

1. Catalogue of Stars Within Two Degrees of the North Pole Deduced from by Caroline Ellen Furness (1905)
"HEART OF loggerhead turtle. albumen of its own egg, but when it is 41 days old it pulsates 6 to 7 hours m the albumen of its egg, which then sustains it ..."

2. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Head proportionately much smaller than that of the loggerhead turtle. Carapace with smooth shields—polished on old individuals. Head and limbs plated. ..."

3. The Guide to Knowledge. edited by William Pinnock (1833)
"... and partially also with the herring ; hut when the fish has been once dried, the colours are not again revived. loggerhead turtle. The loggerhead turtle ..."

4. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Skull of a gigantic loggerhead turtle. Testudo caretta. ... Lower jaw of a loggerhead turtle. 1534. Shell of the Imbricated or Hawk's-bill Turtle. ..."

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