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green turtle

n.
A large sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) of tropical waters worldwide, having greenish flesh that is prized as food, especially in turtle soup.

green turtle

n
(Animals) a mainly tropical edible turtle, Chelonia mydas, with greenish flesh used to prepare turtle soup: family Chelonidae

green′ tur′tle


n.
a sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, common in tropical and subtropical seas, the flesh of which is used for turtle soup.
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Noun1.green turtle - large tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soupgreen turtle - large tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soup
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
Chelonia, genus Chelonia - green turtles
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These honu were born in captivity, but would be released into the ocean at age two, innately equipped with the skills to survive.
The Honu, according to locals, does not boast a green shell.
Honu sweeps riders in a rubber ring, able to seat six, up two huge walls before they drop back down again and are sent through the slide at high speeds before landing in the pool at the bottom.
For example, the American quilt pattern Drunkard's Path was renamed Pa'aro for the knife used to extract coconut meat, and hexagon patchwork designs became Pa'a Honu (turtle's carapace), or Honu (turtle).
Les Polynesiens ont admis d'autres ingredients locaux dans l'espace alimentaire: 'ehi (noix de coco), 'ika (poissons), manu (oiseaux), pipi (crustaces), heke (pieuvres), mako (requins), ha'ahua (raies), honu (tortues), et kou'a (crevettes).
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Here, they explain how to find and observe the turtles, or honu, while snorkeling, kayaking, diving, or from shore.
Maybe Tita was right when she told me I held on to things way too long, couldn't release stuff that bothered me, couldn't give it up to the kupuna to handle, allowing them to send me a dream, asking for a sign, an 'aumakua to bring a message, a gecko dancing on the window at night, a manta ray or honu swimming alongside me out Hale'iwa way.