from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A North American freshwater turtle (Chrysemys picta) of the family Emydidae, having a pattern of red and yellow stripes on the skin and on the edges of the shell.
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- noun freshwater turtles having bright yellow and red markings; common in the eastern United States
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