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chelone | chelone glabra | chelonethida | chelonia | chelonia mydas | chelonian | chelonian reptile | chelonidae | cheloniidae | chelura | chely

chelonian

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Adjective, Noun
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che=lo=ni=an

CIDE DICTIONARY

cheloniana. 
     Of or pertaining to animals of the tortoise kind.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

chelonian, n. & adj.
--n. any reptile of the order Chelonia, including turtles, terrapins, and tortoises, having a shell of bony plates covered with horny scales.
--adj. of or relating to this order.

Etymology
mod.L Chelonia f. Gk khelone tortoise

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