pancake turtle


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Noun1.pancake turtle - voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skinpancake turtle - voracious aquatic turtle with a flat flexible shell covered by a leathery skin; can inflict painful bites
turtle - any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
family Trionychidae, Trionychidae - soft-shelled turtles
spiny softshell, Trionyx spiniferus - river turtle of western United States with a warty shell; prefers quiet water
smooth softshell, Trionyx muticus - river turtle of Mississippi basin; prefers running water