HyperDic: reptile

English > 1 sense of the word reptile:
NOUNanimalreptile, reptilianany cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
reptile > pronunciation
Soundsreh'ptayl
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > reptile: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms.
Synonymreptilian
Member ofReptilia, class ReptiliaClass of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates
NarrowerDiapsida, subclass DiapsidaUsed in former classifications to include all living reptiles except turtles
anapsid, anapsid reptilePrimitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull
diapsid, diapsid reptilereptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
synapsid, synapsid reptileExtinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull
Broadervertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Spanishreptiles, reptilia, reptil, réptil
Catalanreptil, rèptil

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