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A large sea turtle (Caretta caretta) inhabiting warm and temperate waters worldwide, having a large head with powerful jaws.
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a large sea turtle, Caretta caretta, having a large head and a rounded carapace.
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|Noun||1.||loggerhead turtle - very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas|
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
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