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1. crocodilian

noun. ['ˌkrɑːkəˈdɪljən'] extant archosaurian reptile.

Synonyms

  • diapsid
  • gator
  • diapsid reptile
  • Tomistoma schlegeli
  • cayman
  • Crocodilia
  • order Crocodylia
  • order Crocodilia
  • crocodilian reptile
  • Gavialis gangeticus
  • crocodile
  • Crocodylia
  • caiman
  • gavial
  • alligator

Antonyms

  • subclass Anapsida
  • Anapsida
  • reptile
  • anapsid reptile

Etymology

  • -ian (English)
  • -anus (Latin)
  • crocodile (English)
  • cocodrille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word crocodilian


1. Adjective
Alligators and crocodiles occupy different branches of the crocodilian family tree.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The gharial, a long-snouted crocodilian, is the most-endangered reptile in the country.

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