Definition of cooter in English:
A North American river turtle with a dull brown shell and typically having yellow stripes on the head.
- Genus Pseudemys, family Emydidae: several species, in particular P. concinna, some races of which are known as sliders
- Near the bank a large basking turtle - possibly a Suwannee cooter - splashes from a snag, giving me only a glimpse of its carapace as it sinks into the tannin-stained flow.
Early 19th century: of unknown origin.
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