Meaning of pond terrapin in English:

pond terrapin

(also European pond terrapin)


  • A terrapin with a dark shell that is typically patterned with yellow, native to Europe, western Asia, and north-western Africa.

    Emys orbicularis, family Emydidae

    ‘The pond terrapin Emys orbicularis is. endangered in its northern range.’
    • ‘The striped neck terrapin is said to be rarer than the pond terrapin.’