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tortuga marina
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tortuga marina(
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. sea turtle
Cuando estábamos haciendo buceo, vimos un par de tortugas marinas.When we were scuba diving, we saw a couple of sea turtles.
b. sea-turtle
Los pescadores vieron una tortuga marina en la red.The fishermen saw a sea-turtle in the net.
c. marine turtle
No sabía que las tortugas marinas depositan sus huevos en la tierra.I didn't know that marine turtles lay their eggs on land.
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