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Leather turtle
Leather Leath"er, n. [OE. lether, AS. le?er; akin to D. leder, le[^e]r, G. leder, OHG. ledar, Icel. le?r, Sw. l["a]der, Dan. l[ae]der.] 1. The skin of an animal, or some part of such skin, tanned, tawed, or otherwise dressed for use; also, dressed hides, collectively. 2. The skin. [Ironical or Sportive] Note: Leather is much used adjectively in the sense of made of, relating to, or like, leather. Leather board, an imitation of sole leather, made of leather scraps, rags, paper, etc. Leather carp (Zo["o]l.), a variety of carp in which the scales are all, or nearly all, absent. See Illust. under Carp. Leather jacket. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A California carangoid fish (Oligoplites saurus). (b) A trigger fish (Balistes Carolinensis). Leather flower (Bot.), a climbing plant (Clematis Viorna) of the Middle and Southern States having thick, leathery sepals of a purplish color. Leather leaf (Bot.), a low shrub (Cassandra calyculata), growing in Northern swamps, and having evergreen, coriaceous, scurfy leaves. Leather plant (Bot.), one or more New Zealand plants of the composite genus Celmisia, which have white or buff tomentose leaves. Leather turtle. (Zo["o]l.) See Leatherback. Vegetable leather. (a) An imitation of leather made of cotton waste. (b) Linen cloth coated with India rubber. --Ure.
leather turtle
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.

Meaning of Leather turtle from wikipedia

- from other modern sea turtles by its lack of a bony s****; instead, its carapace is covered by oily flesh and flexible, leather-like skin, for which it...
- Sea turtles (superfamily Chelonioidea), sometimes called marine turtles, are reptiles of the order Testudines and of the suborder Cryptodira. The seven...
- green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), also known as the green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle, is a species of large sea turtle of the family...
- therapsid skull). The smooth softs**** turtle, as with all softs****, has a smooth, fairly soft, flexible, leather-like carapace that is covered by 'skin'...
- amniotic development. Living reptiles comprise four orders: Testudines (turtles), Crocodilia (crocodilians), Squamata (lizards and snakes), and Rhynchocephalia...
- The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known commonly as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is a species of turtle in the family Cheloniidae...
- Turtle Wax, Inc. (known simply as Turtle Wax) is an American manufacturer of automotive appearance (car care) products. The company was founded by Benjamin...
- "Leather-Winged Bat" is an English folk song about a collection of "birds". The most frequently occurring creatures are a bat, a wood****, a bluebird...
- "Full Leather Jacket" is the 21st episode of the HBO original series The Sopranos and the eighth of the show's second season. It was written by Robin...
- fictional character from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics. She is the first human ally of the Ninja Turtles. April made her first appearance in the Mirage...