Leatherback



[leth -er-bak] /ˈlɛð ərˌbæk/

noun
1.
a sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, having the shell embedded in a leathery skin, reaching a length of more than 7 feet (2.1 meter) and a weight of more than 1000 pounds (450 kg): the largest living sea turtle; an endangered species.
/ˈlɛðəˌbæk/
noun
1.
a large turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, of warm and tropical seas, having a ridged leathery carapace: family Dermochelidae Also called (in Britain) leathery turtle

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