Definitions for soft-shell turtle
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word soft-shell turtle
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any aquatic turtle of the family Trionychidae, inhabiting North America, Asia, and Africa, having the shell covered with flexible, leathery skin.
Category: Reptiles and Amphibians
Origin of soft-shell turtle:
Any turtle of the family Trionychidae, such turtles having a carapace that has no scutes and is leathery and pliable at the sides.
Find a translation for the soft-shell turtle definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"soft-shell turtle." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/soft-shell turtle>.