painted turtle

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painted turtle (plural painted turtles)

  1. A common American freshwater tortoise (Chrysemys picta), with bright red and yellow markings beneath.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for painted turtle in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)