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Any of various small turtles of the genus Kinosternon of the Americas, having two transverse hinges on the ventral shell and found in slow-moving fresh waters.
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(Animals) any of various small turtles of the genus Kinosternon and related genera that inhabit muddy rivers in North and Central America: family Kinosternidae
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any of several small freshwater turtles of the family Kinosternidae, of North and South America, characterized by two transverse hinges on the lower shell.
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|Noun||1.||mud turtle - bottom-dwelling freshwater turtle inhabiting muddy rivers of North America and Central America|
turtle - any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
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