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GENUS MALACLEMYS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does genus Malaclemys mean? 

GENUS MALACLEMYS (noun)
  The noun GENUS MALACLEMYS has 1 sense:

1. American terrapins

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


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GENUS MALACLEMYS (noun)


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Meaning:

American terrapins

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

genus Malaclemys; Malaclemys

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

reptile genus (a genus of reptiles)

Meronyms (members of "genus Malaclemys"):

diamondback terrapin; Malaclemys centrata (of marshes along Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of United States)

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

Emydidae; family Emydidae (box and water turtles)


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