Translation of loggerhead in Spanish:

loggerhead

Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːgərhed; ˈlɒgəhed/

n

  • 1loggerhead (turtle) [Zool] tortuga (f) boba
    More example sentences
    • The second turtle, a loggerhead turtle, was taken in by aquarium personnel when it was still a hatchling.
    • Both the leatherback and loggerhead turtle could face extinction within 10 to 30 years if international fishing practices are not dramatically altered, he added.
    • Both the green turtle, which can weigh up to 205 kilograms, and the loggerhead turtle are now classified as endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
  • 2
    (loggerheads pl)
    to be at loggerheads (with sb) they were constantly at loggerheads siempre estaban en desacuerdo these theories are at loggerheads with traditional teaching estas teorías están en pugna con la enseñanza tradicional

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