HyperDic: alligator

English > 3 senses of the word alligator:
NOUNsubstancealligatorleather made from alligator's hide
animalalligator, gatoreither of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
VERBchangealligatorcrack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application
alligator > pronunciation
Soundsae'lahgey.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > alligator: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningLeather made from alligator's hide.
BroaderleatherAn animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
Spanishaligator, aligátor, piel de caimán
Catalanpell de caiman
Verbsalligatorcrack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application
English > alligator: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningEither of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts.
Synonymgator
Member ofgenus Alligatortype genus of the Alligatoridae
NarrowerAmerican alligator, Alligator mississipiensislarge alligator of the southeastern United States
Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensissmall alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digits
Broadercrocodilian reptile, crocodilianextant archosaurian reptile
Spanishaligator, aligátor, alligator, caimán, gator
Catalanalligator, al·ligàtor, gator
English > alligator: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningcrack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application; of paint and varnishes.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadercrackbreak partially but keep its integrity
Spanishagrietarse
Catalanclivellar-se
Nounsalligatorleather made from alligator's hide

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