Kemp's Ridley Definition

A sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastal waters, having a greenish-gray carapace.
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Origin of Kemp's Ridley

  • After Richard M. Kemp American fisherman and naturalist who sent specimens to a marine biologist in the 1870s

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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