What is another word for tortoise?

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[ tˈɔːtəs], [ tˈɔːtəs], [ t_ˈɔː_t_ə_s]

Related words: slow loris, pygmy slow loris, turtle tortoise, red-footed tortoise, African spurred tortoise, Galapagos giant tortoise, yellow-spotted river turtle

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    How to use "Tortoise" in context?

    The goby, Armouredina armata, is a small, slimy-bodied fish native to the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. The tortoise is the most primitive extant turtle and the only extant species in the genus Chelonia. The tortoise has a rough, scaly skin and a long, slightly curved neck. The carapace is shield-like, with two flat plates on the front and four on the back. The plastron, or underside of the shell, is leathery. The turtles inhabit a variety of habitats, from swamps to coral reefs to the high altitudes of the Andes.

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