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Alligator mississipiensis

Definition of the noun alligator mississipiensis

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noun

  1. large alligator of the southeastern United States
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Alligator mississipiensis: American alligator
    • more generic words: alligator / gator = either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

They are the American alligator (Alligator mississipiensis) and the Chinese alligator (Alligator sirensis). The American alligator is native to the United States, from North Carolina through southern Florida and as far west as the Rio Grande.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

crocodile A Southern name for the American alligator, Alligator mississipiensis. crocus sack A gunny sack, a sack made of coarse material like ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

alligator (Alligator mississipiensis), red- shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus), and water moccasin or cottonmouth snake ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

Alligator mississipiensis of the southeastern United States or A. smensis of China , with sharp teeth, powerful jaws, and a broad short snout. 2. Leather made from the hide of an alligator. 3. A tool or fastener having strong, often toothed, ...

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American Alligator (Alligator mississipiensis)

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