Eretmochelys imbricata
hawkbill hawk"bill`, hawksbill hawks"bill`(-b[i^]l`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A sea turtle ({Eretmochelys imbricata}), which yields the best quality of tortoise shell; -- called also {caret}.

Syn: hawksbill turtle, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata. [1913 Webster]


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  • Eretmochelys imbricata —   Tortuga carey …   Wikipedia Español

  • Eretmochelys imbricata — Tortue imbriquée Tortue imbriquée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eretmochelys imbricata — Echte Karettschildkröte Echte Karettschildkröte (Eretmochelys imbricata) Systematik Reihe: Landwirbeltiere (Tetrapoda) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eretmochelys imbricata — hawksbill hawks bill n. See {hawkbill}. Syn: hawksbill turtle, hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle, {Eretmochelys imbricata}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eretmochelys imbricata — noun pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell • Syn: ↑hawksbill turtle, ↑hawksbill, ↑hawkbill, ↑tortoiseshell turtle • Hypernyms: ↑sea turtle, ↑marine turtle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eretmochelys imbricata — …   Википедия

  • Eretmochelys — Tortue imbriquée Tortue imbriquée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eretmochelys — Echte Karettschildkröte Echte Karettschildkröte (Eretmochelys imbricata) Systematik Reihe: Landwirbeltiere (Tetrapoda) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eretmochelys — noun hawksbills • Syn: ↑genus Eretmochelys • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cheloniidae, ↑family Cheloniidae, ↑Chelonidae, ↑family Chelonidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Eretmochelys — noun hawksbills • Syn: ↑Eretmochelys • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cheloniidae, ↑family Cheloniidae, ↑Chelonidae, ↑family Chelonidae …   Useful english dictionary

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