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tur·tle

turtle

 
pronunciation:
tuhr tl
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part of speech: noun
definition: an animal with a soft body covered by a hard shell. A turtle pulls its head, legs, and tail into its shell for protection. Turtles live in water or on land.
 
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derivation: turtler (n.)
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