Emydea
Emydea E*myd"e*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Emys a genus of tortoises, L. emys a kind of fresh-water tortoise, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of chelonians which comprises many species of fresh-water tortoises and terrapins. [1913 Webster]

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  • emydea — emyd·ea …   English syllables

  • emydea — ə̇ˈmidēə, ēˈ noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Emyd , Emys in former classifications : a group of turtles nearly coextensive with the family Emydidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Emyd — E myd, n.; pl. E. {Emyds}, E. {Emyd??}. [See {Emydea}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water tortoise of the family {Emydid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emyd — E myd, n.; pl. E. {Emyds}, E. {Emyd??}. [See {Emydea}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water tortoise of the family {Emydid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emyds — Emyd E myd, n.; pl. E. {Emyds}, E. {Emyd??}. [See {Emydea}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water tortoise of the family {Emydid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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