<zoology> A large sea turtle (Sphargis coriacea), having no bony shell on its back. It is common in the warm and temperate parts of the Atlantic, and sometimes weighs over a thousand pounds.

Synonyms: leather turtle, leathery turtle, leather-backed tortoise, etc.

(01 Mar 1998)

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