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Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
tortuga nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (reptil Quelonio)tortoise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)turtle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  terrapin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La tortuga marina desova en la misma playa donde nació.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
tortuga nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). figurado (demasiado lento) (figurative)snail nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (fable)tortoise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 ¡Eres una tortuga! Me desespera tu parsimonia.
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Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
a paso de tortuga loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (lentamente)at a snail's pace exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US)as slow as molasses exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tortuga caribeña Caribbean turtle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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