leatherback turtle(redirected from Leatherbacked turtle)
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leath′er•back tur′tle(ˈlɛð ərˌbæk)
a large sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, having the shell covered by a leathery skin: the largest living sea turtle. Also called leath′er•back`.
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|Noun||1.||leatherback turtle - wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle|
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas