CHELONIA MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Chelonia Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n. pl.) An order of reptiles, including the tortoises and turtles, peculiar in having a part of the vertebrae, ribs, and sternum united with the dermal plates so as to form a firm shell. The jaws are covered by a horny beak. See Reptilia; also, Illust. in Appendix.


Synonyms:
Testudinata, Testudines,

• Chelonian Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to animals of the tortoise kind.
  2. (n.) One of the Chelonia.


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