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ter·ra·pin / ˈterəˌpin/ • n. 1. (also diamondback terrapin) a small edible turtle (Malaclemys terrapin, family Emydidae) with lozenge-shaped markings on its shell, found in coastal marshes of the eastern US. 2. a freshwater turtle (Emydidae and other families), esp. one of the smaller kinds of the Old World.

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terrapin

terrapin Any of several species of aquatic turtles that live in fresh or brackish water in the USA and South America, especially the diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin). Length: to 23cm (9in). Family Emydidae.

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terrapin (tĕr´əpĬn), name for several edible turtles of fresh or brackish water.

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terrapin

terrapin XVII. of Algonquian orig.

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