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|Noun||1.||chelonian reptile - a reptile of the order Chelonia|
anapsid, anapsid reptile - primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles
order Chelonia, order Testudinata, order Testudines, Testudinata, Testudines, Chelonia - tortoises and turtles
turtle - any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming