chelonian reptile

chelonian reptile
noun
a reptile of the order Chelonia
Syn: ↑chelonian
Derivationally related forms: ↑chelonian (for: ↑chelonian)
Hypernyms: ↑anapsid, ↑anapsid reptile
Hyponyms: ↑turtle

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  • chelonian — CHELONIÁN, chelonieni, s.m. (La pl.) Ordin de reptile al căror corp este închis într o carapace osoasă; (şi la sg.) reptilă care face parte din acest ordin. [pr.: ni an] – Din fr. chélonien. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • Reptile — Reptiles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chelonian — 1. adjective Of, relating to, or belonging to the order Chelonia (Testudines), which includes the turtles and tortoises. 2. noun A reptile of the order Chelonia (Testudines) …   Wiktionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • anapsid reptile — noun primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles • Syn: ↑anapsid • Ant: ↑diapsid (for: ↑anapsid) • Hypernyms: ↑reptile, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • anapsid — noun primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles • Syn: ↑anapsid reptile • Ant: ↑diapsid • Hypernyms: ↑reptile, ↑reptilian • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chelonia — noun 1. green turtles • Syn: ↑genus Chelonia • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cheloniidae, ↑family Cheloniidae, ↑Chelonidae, ↑family Chel …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Chelonia — noun tortoises and turtles • Syn: ↑Chelonia, ↑Testudinata, ↑order Testudinata, ↑Testudines, ↑order Testudines • Derivationally related forms: ↑chelonian (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Testudinata — noun tortoises and turtles • Syn: ↑Chelonia, ↑order Chelonia, ↑Testudinata, ↑Testudines, ↑order Testudines • Derivationally related forms: ↑chelonian (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Testudines — noun tortoises and turtles • Syn: ↑Chelonia, ↑order Chelonia, ↑Testudinata, ↑order Testudinata, ↑Testudines • Derivationally related forms: ↑chelonian (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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