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hawksbill turtle(ˈhɔːksˌbɪl) or
(Animals) a small tropical turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata, with a hooked beaklike mouth: a source of tortoiseshell: family Chelonidae. Also called: hawkbill or tortoiseshell turtle
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a sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata, the shell of which is the source of tortoise shell. Also called hawks′bill`.
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|Noun||1.||hawksbill turtle - pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell|
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
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