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Noun: leatherback  'le-dhu(r),bak
  1. Wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle
    - leatherback turtle, leathery turtle, Dermochelys coriacea

Derived forms: leatherbacks

Type of: marine turtle, sea turtle

Part of: Dermochelys, genus Dermochelys

Encyclopedia: Leatherback