HyperDic: crocodilian

English > 1 sense of the word crocodilian:
NOUNanimalcrocodilian, crocodilian reptileextant archosaurian reptile
crocodilian > pronunciation
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English > crocodilian: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningextant archosaurian reptile.
Synonymcrocodilian reptile
Member ofCrocodylia, order Crocodylia, Crocodilia, order Crocodiliacrocodiles
Narroweralligator, gatorEither of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
caiman, caymanA semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly
crocodilelarge voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates
false gavial, Tomistoma schlegelicrocodile of southeast Asia similar to but smaller than the gavial
gavial, Gavialis gangeticuslarge fish-eating Indian crocodilian with a long slender snout
Broaderdiapsid, diapsid reptilereptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
Spanishcrocodiliano, reptil crocodiliano

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