Tortuga in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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tortuga

 
tortuga
feminine noun
1. (reptile)
a. turtle
Algunas tortugas pueden vivir cientos de años.Some turtles can live over hundreds of years.
Hay diferentes tipos de tortugas en el océano.There are different kinds of turtles in the ocean.
b. tortoise
Tiene una tortuga como mascota.She has a tortoise as a pet.
c. terrapin
Deberías llevar tu tortuga al veterinario.You should take your terrapin to the vet.
2. (figurative)
a. no direct translation
Odio ir de compras con el abuelo, ¡es una tortuga!I hate shopping with grandpa; he moves so slowly!
tortuga
feminine noun
1. tortoise (terrestre), turtle (United States); turtle ; terrapin
  • ser una tortuga (marina)(fluvial)(figurative) to be a snail (ser lento)
tortuga
[de tierra] tortoise;(also tortuga marina) turtle
a paso de tortuga at a snail's pace
fuimos andando a paso de tortuga desde la casa hasta el parque
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