Pronunciation: (rid'lē),[key] —n., —pl.-leys. 1. Also called Atlantic ridley, bastard ridley, bastard turtle. a gray sea turtle, Lepidochelys kempii, of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America, about 24 in. (61 cm) long, previously thought to be a hybrid of the loggerhead and green turtles: an endangered species.
2. Also called olive ridley, Pacific ridley. an olive-colored sea turtle, L. olivacea, similar to L. kempii, inhabiting tropical waters of the Indian, Pacific, and South Atlantic oceans: threatened or endangered throughout its range.
Pronunciation: (rid'lē),[key] —n. 1. Nicholas, c1500–55, English bishop, reformer, and martyr.
2. a town in SE Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. 33,771.