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Definition of turret
1a small tower on top of a larger tower or at the corner of a building or wall, typically of a castle. a low, flat armored gun emplacement, typically one that revolves, in a ship, aircraft, fort, or tank. a rotating holder for tools, especially on a lathe. 2 (also turret shell) a mollusk with a long, slender, pointed spiral shell, typically brightly colored and living in tropical seas.
- Family Turitellidae, class Gastropoda: Turitella and other genera
with a double r
and a single t
at the end.