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Noun
1. sea monster
Noun
2. green turtleZoology, See also 青海亀 あおうみがめ
Wikipedia definition
3. Umibōzuis a spirit in Japanese folklore. The Umibōzu is said to live in the ocean and capsize the ship of anyone who dares speak to it. This spirit's name, which combines the character for "sea" with the character of "Buddhist monk," is possibly related to the fact that the Umibōzu is said to have a large, round head, resembling the shaven heads of Buddhist monks. Alternatively they are enormous Yōkai that appear to shipwreck victims and fishermen.
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