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Definition of the noun American Crocodile

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American Crocodile is the vernacular name of the Crocodylus acutus, a species of Crocodylus.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, South America

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Crocodylidae Crocodiles Echte Krokodile; Panzerechsen Crocodiles Coccodrilli Crocodylus acutus Crocodylia - Crocodylidae e American Crocodile; Common Crocodile (NA); Central American Alligator d Spitzkrokodil f Crocodile américain; ...

Google previewHeinemann First Encyclopedia (2005)

by Heinemann Library (Firm)

an American crocodile thick skin tor protection eyes on top of the head to see while hiding in the water nostrils that close when underwater strong tail to swim through water webbed feet and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). The crocodile head peeking out of the water resembles a phallus. The Lacandons of Naha' used crocodile droppings (u ta') as a remedy for skin conditions. They believed that crocodiles would not ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2007)

by Karen McGhee, George McKay

American crocodile Crocodylus acutus Lives mostly in saltwater estuanes, but has been seen hundreds of m)les ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

The American crocodile (Cmcodylus acutis) is the only crocodile native to the United States and is found in the EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK and the Florida Keys. This SPECIES also is found in some parts of Brazil. Three smaller crocodile ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1839)

Abridged from the American Dictionary, for Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House by Noah Webster

the American crocodile. Al-line- ment, n. a reducing to a line or to a square, a line, a row. Al-lis'-ion, n. a striking against. Al-lit-e-ri-tion, n. the beginning of two or more words with the same letter.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Three crocodilian species inhabiting the United States are the American alligator, American crocodile, and the non-native caiman (Langley, 2010). The Asian saltwater crocodile is considered the most dangerous to humans, followed by the ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

The American crocodile (C. acutus) is about the same length. The range is large, extending from southern Florida across Central America into northwestern South America and the Antilles. Morelet's crocodile (C. moreleti) is considerably ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary (1845)

by Noah Webster, William Chauncey Fowler

The American crocodile ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of South American Cinema (2014)

by Peter H. Rist

The film continues in the documentary mode with shots of children and the village elders followed by sequences of the native people fishing and hunting, most spectacularly for the caiman (a South American crocodile), ending with them shown ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1897)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge, with a new atlas of the world ... by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Any American member of the family Alligatorida; or the family Crocodilidte ; an American crocodile ; a cayman ; a jacare. An alligator stulT'd, and other skins Of ill-shapd fishes. Shak., R. and J., v. 1. 2. [cop.] [NL.] More specifically, a genus of ...

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