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Definition of the noun Alligators

What does Alligators mean as a name of something?

  1. Alligators is the vernacular name of the Alligatoridae, a family of Crocodilia.
  2. Alligators is the vernacular name of the Alligator, a genus of Alligatoridae.
  3. Alligators is the vernacular name of the Crocodilia, an order of Reptilia.


"Alligators" a.k.a. "The Big Alligator River": The Great Alligator River, originally Il fiume del grande caimano and also known as Alligators, Big Alligator River and The Big Caimano River, is a 1979 Italian adventure film directed by Sergio Martino.


Alligators is a zoo exhibit.

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Google previewThe WPA Guide to Arkansas (2013)

The Natural State by Federal Writers' Project

Shooting alligators is a sport of the ...

Google previewWhere Have All Our Yankees Gone? (2004)

Past the Pinstripes by Brian Jensen

Alligators is a common thing.

Google previewTradition in the Twenty-First Century (2013)

Locating the Role of the Past in the Present by Trevor J. Blank, Robert Glenn Howard

or appropriate geographical scopes (“around here, hunting alligators is a timehonored tradition”). Such liminal zones are uncertain, contestive, and productive, forging the boundaries—the cleavages— between ...

Google previewColorado's Best Fly Fishing (2011)

by Landon Mayer

Continuing above the gauging station along 1 mile of winding river, The hunt for orange and yellow alligators is a life-changing experience in the fall between Eleven Mile and Spinney Mountain Reservoir. This section of the South Platte River ...

Google previewStalking the Vesper Bluets: Photographs by Stephen Cresswell (2006)

But the real peak experience for anyone who wants to view or photograph Alligators is a visit to Everglades National Park. For one thing, there are so many gators there. You can see young ones and old battle-scarred veterans. You can watch ...

Google previewThe American Home Encyclopedia of Useful Knowledge (1908)

by Marshall Everett

Z—Baby Alligators Just Hatched. Fig. 3— An Alligator Shooting the Chute. Fig. 4—A Scene at the Alligator Farm. Arkansas MODERN CIVILIZATION IN RUSSIA.-—“0ne Prefect has risen to the demands.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

The alligators of S. Amer. are there very often called Gag/mans, probably an Indian name, and some of them bear the name of Yaw/ré, particularly A. sclerops, also distinguished as the Spectacled Cayman, on account of a prominent bony rim ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

True alligators differ from crocodiles in the following respects: The feet are less webbed ; the head is shorter and flatter ; the long first and fourth teeth of the under jaw fit into pits in the upper jaw, and not into notches between the teeth, and this ...

Google previewAn encyclopaedia of rural sports (1870)

or a complete account, historical, practical, and descriptive, of hunting, shooting, fishing, racing, and other field sports and athletic amusements of the present day by Delabere Pritchett Blaine

the alligators were sure to be found in great ...

Google previewThe popular Encyclopedia (1897)

A general dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, biography, and history by Charles ANNANDALE

The alligators have the hind legs rounded, and the feet only partially webbed. Owen defines this genus as that in which the fourth tooth of the lower jaw is larger than the others, and forms a canine, whilst this tooth is received into a pit in the ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Encyclopaedia

Alligators grow to a large size, sometimes to the length ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2001)

Volume 6: North America by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, Human Relations Area Files, inc

The aquatic habitats provide an abundance of mollusks, fish species, turtles, alligators, and migratory birds. There are no significant geologic resources in the vicinity of the Oak Island sites. Lithic resources are available where streams flow ...

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Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet. (Chuck Palahniuk)
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1I1G2A1T1O1R1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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