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noun. ['ˈkrɑːkəˌdaɪl'] large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters.
- Asian crocodile
- crocodilian reptile
- genus Crocodilus
- Crocodylus niloticus
- genus Crocodylus
- Morlett's crocodile
- Nile crocodile
- African crocodile
- cocodrille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- cocodrillus (Latin)
Rhymes with Crocodile
How do you pronounce crocodile?
Pronounce crocodile as ˈkrɑkəˌdaɪl.
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How to spell crocodile? Is it crocidile? Or crockodile? Common misspellings are:
Sentences with crocodile
Alligator teeth are visible when their mouths are closed; crocodile teeth are not.
2. Noun, singular or mass
No matter what the crocodile chooses off the menu, none of it goes to waste.
Quotes about crocodile
1. An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
- Winston S. Churchill