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 Dictionary entry overview: What does genus Chelydra mean? 

  The noun GENUS CHELYDRA has 1 sense:

1. snapping turtles

  Familiarity information: GENUS CHELYDRA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1genus Chelydra [BACK TO TOP]


Snapping turtles

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Nouns denoting animals


Chelydra; genus Chelydra

Hypernyms ("genus Chelydra" is a kind of...):

reptile genus (a genus of reptiles)

Meronyms (members of "genus Chelydra"):

Chelydra serpentina; common snapping turtle; snapper (large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite)

Holonyms ("genus Chelydra" is a member of...):

Chelydridae; family Chelydridae (snapping turtles)

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