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Line breaks: mata|mata
Pronunciation: /ˌmatəˈmatə

Definition of matamata in English:


A South American freshwater turtle that has a broad flat head and neck with irregular projections of skin.
  • Chelus fimbriatus, family Chelidae


mid 19th century: from Tupi matamatá.

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