Leatherback meaning

lĕth'ər-băk'
A very large sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) of tropical and subtropical waters worldwide, having a tough, leathery carapace with seven longitudinal ridges.
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The only species (Dermochelys coriacea) of a family (Dermochelyidae) of tropical sea turtles, covered with a tough, leathery upper shell: it is the largest living turtle, weighing up to c. 725 kg (c. 1,600 lb)
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A large sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, with a leathery back.
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