Definition of Sea turtle

1. Noun. Any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas.




Definition of Sea turtle

1. Noun. Any turtle that inhabits oceans. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sea turtle

1. Any one of several very large species of chelonians having the feet converted into paddles, as the green turtle, hawkbill, loggerhead, and leatherback. They inhabit all warm seas. The sea pigeon, or guillemot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Turtle

sea swallow
sea tang
sea tangle
sea thongs
sea titling
sea toad
sea toads
sea trial
sea trials
sea trifoly
sea trout
sea trumpet
sea trumpets
sea turn
sea turns
sea turtle (current term)
sea turtles
sea unicorn
sea unicorns
sea urchin
sea urchin granuloma
sea urchins
sea vegetable
sea wall
sea wasp
sea water
sea whip
sea whip coral
sea widgeon
sea willow

Literary usage of Sea turtle

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1. Peter Parley's Annual by William Martin (1844)
"THE GREEN, OR sea turtle. I PROMISED my little readers some information about the gree.i turtle, which is so great a favourite with the London aldermen. ..."

2. The Voyage of Sabra: An Ecological Cruise Through the Caribbean, with Extras by Michael L. Frankel (1990)
"Cuba appeared to have more people working on sea turtle conservation issues ... In spite of an admitted decline in sea turtle populations fishermen were ..."

3. History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney (1891)
"They found there sea turtle and land turtle, but could stop only one night, on account of two of their prizes, which, being deeply laden, had fallen too far ..."

4. Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1864)
"Th*1 islands also abounded in sea-turtle,—the creeks and shallows being filled with ... The sea-turtle were of four kinds,—the green-turtle, the loggerhead, ..."

5. The History of the Forty-eighth Regiment New York State Volunteers, in the by Abraham John Palmer (1885)
"... Corwin Promoted—Capture of Steamer General Lee—Tybee—A Mammoth Sea-Turtle—The Blockade-runner Sadowa— Life in the Fort—the Ladies—The Musicians. ..."

6. Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1839)
"The islands also abounded in sea-turtle,—the creeks and shallows being filled with ... The sea-turtle were of four kinds,—the green-turtle, the loggerhead, ..."

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