Definition of morocoy in English:
A large tortoise.
- Genus Geochelone, family Testudinidae: two species
- However, the game wardens laid several charges against the men, including possession of 25 yellow - headed parrots, 11 Hans macaws, two morocoys, and having caged birds in an undersized cage.
- There were timid deer and huge morocoys that moved with prehistoric slow motion.
- Known also as morocoy, the red-legged tortoise is the only non-marine turtle native to the Virgin Islands
from Spanish morrocoyo 'land tortoise'.