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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soft′-shell` tur′tle(n.)

  1. 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:

1880–90

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  1. soft-shell turtle(Noun)

    Any turtle of the family Trionychidae, such turtles having a carapace that has no scutes and is leathery and pliable at the sides.

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