Definición de turtle in Inglés turtlePronunciación: /ˈtəːt(ə)l/Traducir turtle | al francés | al alemán | al italiano | al español noun 1 (also sea turtle) a large marine reptile with a bony or leathery shell and flippers, coming ashore annually on sandy beaches to lay eggs. Families Cheloniidae (seven species) and Dermochelyidae (the leatherback) [mass noun] the flesh of a sea turtle, especially the green turtle, used chiefly for soup. 2a freshwater reptile related to the sea turtles and tortoises, typically having a flattened shell. Called terrapin in South Africa and India and tortoise in Australia.Order Chelonia: several families, in particular Emydidae and Kinosternidae North American any reptile of the order Chelonia, including the terrapins and tortoises. 3a directional cursor in a computer graphics system which can be instructed to move around a screen. Phrases turn turtle (chiefly of a boat) turn upside down: the other boat nearly turned turtle several times his tractor turned turtle and killed himOrigin: mid 16th century: apparently an alteration of French tortue (see tortoise)turtle en otros diccionarios Oxford Definición de turtle en el diccionario de Inglés de EE.UU.