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Chelonia US English

former term for Testudines.

Chelonia in chelonian US English

A reptile of the order Testudines (formerly Chelonia); a turtle, terrapin, or tortoise

Chelonia in reptile US English

A cold-blooded vertebrate of a class that includes snakes, lizards, crocodiles, turtles, and tortoises. They are distinguished by having a dry scaly skin, and typically laying soft-shelled eggs on land

Chelonia in terrapin US English

A freshwater turtle, especially one of the smaller kinds of the Old World

Chelonia in turtle US English

A freshwater reptile related to the turtles, typically having a flattened shell

Chelonia mydas in green turtle US English

A sea turtle with an olive-brown shell, often living close to the coast and extensively hunted for food