hawkbill

Definition of hawkbill

hawk´bill`   Pronunciation: ~bĭl`
n.1.(Zool.) A sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), which yields the best quality of tortoise shell; - called also caret.

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Eretmochelys, Eretmochelys imbricata, genus Eretmochelys, hawksbill, hawksbill turtle, marine turtle, sea turtle, tortoiseshell turtle
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