[ki-loh-nee-uh n] /kɪˈloʊ ni ən/
belonging or pertaining to the order Chelonia, comprising the turtles.
any reptile of the order Chelonia, including the tortoises and turtles, in which most of the body is enclosed in a protective bony capsule
of, relating to, belonging to, or characteristic of the Chelonia
Any of various reptiles of the order Chelonia (or Testudines), which includes the turtles and tortoises. Chelonians lack teeth and usually have a hard shell that protects the body and consists of bony plates fused to the vertebrae and ribs. Unlike all other living reptiles, the skulls of chelonians lack temporal openings, which is characteristic of the earliest known reptiles (called anapsids). Chelonians evolved during the late Permian or Triassic Period and have changed little since.
/tʃɛlp/ verb (intransitive) (Northern English & Midland English, dialect) 1. (esp of women or children) to chatter or speak out of turn: she’s always chelping at the teacher 2. (of birds) to squeak or chirp
[chel-see] /ˈtʃɛl si/ noun 1. a former borough in Greater London, England: now part of Kensington and Chelsea; many residences of artists and writers. 2. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 3. a female given name. /ˈtʃɛlsɪ/ noun 1. a residential district of SW London, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: site […]
- Chelsea bun
noun 1. a rolled yeast currant bun decorated with sugar
- Chelsea tractor
noun (Brit) 1. (informal) a four-by-four