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[hawks-bil] /ˈhɔksˌbɪl/

a sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata, the shell of which is the source of tortoise shell: an endangered species.
a small tropical turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata, with a hooked beaklike mouth: a source of tortoiseshell: family Chelonidae Also called hawkbill, tortoiseshell turtle


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