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soft-shelled tur·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soft-shelled turtle, pancake turtlenoun

    voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites

Wiktionary

  1. soft-shelled turtlenoun

    A variant form of soft-shell turtle.

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  1. soft-shelled turtle

    A soft-shelled turtle is a type of turtle from the family Trionychidae known for its distinctive leathery, round or elongated carapace or "shell" which lacks the hard scales (or scutes) found on other turtles. Most species are primarily aquatic and both freshwater and brackish species are present. Soft-shelled turtles tend to have a specialized, snout-like nose and are found in various parts of the world including Asia, Africa, and North America. Their diet is typically carnivorous, including fish, insects, crustaceans, and amphibians.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-shelled turtle in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-shelled turtle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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