any of several aquatic turtles of the genus Sternotherus, of North America, which, when disturbed, emit a musky secretion.
any of several small turtles of the genus Sternotherus, esp S. odoratus (common musk turtle or stinkpot), that emit a strong unpleasant odour: family Kinosternidae


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