Definition of Hicatee

1. a freshwater tortoise [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hicatee

hibernates
hibernating
hibernating(a)
hibernating gland
hibernation
hibernations
hibernator
hibernators
hibernoma
hibiscus
hibiscuses
hibonite
hibonites
hic
hic Rhodus, hic salta
hicatee (current term)
hicatees
hiccatee
hiccatees
hiccory
hiccough
hiccough nut
hiccoughed
hiccoughing
hiccoughs
hiccup
hiccup nut
hiccuped
hiccuping
hiccuplike

Literary usage of Hicatee

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1. Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to by Richard R. Wilk (2006)
"I heard of one man who managed to get a suitcase full of live hicatee (river turtle) through customs, so his friends could enjoy ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1831)
"native of Jamaica, as the hicatee tortoise mentioned by Brown, seems to agree pretty well with it in characters and size, and by no means so with the ..."

3. Notes on Central America: Particularly the States of Honduras and San by Ephraim George Squier (1855)
"The rivers abound in a species of turtle generally called hicatee. It is smaller than the sea turtle, but inferior in no other respect. ..."

4. Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, and Statistical by Ephraim George Squier (1870)
"The rivers abound in a species of turtle generally called hicatee. It is smaller than the sea-turtle, but inferior in no other respect. ..."

5. The States of Central America: Their Geography, Topography, Climate by Ephraim George Squier (1858)
"The rivers abound in a species of turtle generally called hicatee. It is smaller than the sea turtle, but inferior in no other respect. ..."

6. The Mariner's Chronicle: Containing Narratives of the Most Remarkable by Archibald Duncan (1834)
"In a day or two after we changed our quarters, one of our people took a hicatee asleep upon a log of wood in the river, as it was sunning itself, ..."

7. Sketch of the Mosquito Shore: Including the Territory of Poyais, Descriptive ...by Thomas Strangeways by Thomas Strangeways (1822)
"... Shark, Cat Fish, Green Turtle, Loggerhead Turtle, Hawks- bill Turtle, Terrapin, hicatee, Cray Fish, Crab?, Oysters, Conque, Wilk, - - 208 REPTILES. ..."

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