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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leatherback  \Leath"er*back`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  sea  turtle  ({Sphargis  coriacea}),  having  no  bony 
  shell  on  its  back  It  is  common  in  the  warm  and  temperate 
  parts  of  the  Atlantic,  and  sometimes  weighs  over  a  thousand 
  pounds;  --  called  also  {leather  turtle},  {leathery  turtle}, 
  {leather-backed  tortoise},  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leatherback 
  n  :  wide  ranging  marine  turtle  with  flexible  leathery  carapace; 
  largest  living  turtle  [syn:  {leatherback  turtle},  {leathery 
  turtle},  {Dermochelys  coriacea}] 




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