Pronunciation: (stingk'pot"), [key]
1. a jar containing combustibles or other materials that generate offensive and suffocating vapors, formerly used in warfare.
2. Informal.a stinker; meany.
3. a common musk turtle, Sternotherus odoratus, of the eastern and southern U.S., that sometimes climbs trees along the water's edge.
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