An order of reptiles, including the tortoises and turtles, peculiar in having a part of the vertebræ, ribs, and sternum united with the dermal plates so as to form a firm shell. The jaws are covered by a horny beak. See Reptilia; also, Illust. in Appendix.
The reptile group comprised of turtles, terrapins and tortoises.
An order of reptiles including the turtles, tortoises, etc.
An order of Reptiles including the Turtles, Tortoises, &c. 33