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Definition of the noun crocodylus niloticus

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  1. a dangerous crocodile widely distributed in Africa
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of Crocodylus niloticus: African crocodile / Nile crocodile
    • more generic word: crocodile = large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

d Australien-Krokodil f Crocodile d'Australie; Crocodile de Johnston Crocodylus moreletti Crocodylia - Crocodylidae Morelet's Crocodile Beulenkrokodil Crocodile de Morelet Crocodylus niloticus Crocodylia - Crocodylidae e Nile Crocodile; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Crocodylus niloticus (Nile crocodile) See CROCODYLIDAE. Crocodylus porosus (saltwater crocodile, estuarine crocodile) See CROCODYLIDAE. crop A thinwalled extension of the *oesophagus of a bird or insect, used for food storage .

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2009)

by DK Publishing

Diet Fish and large mammals including antelopes, zebras, and buffaloes Location Africa, western Madagascar Crocodylus niloticus 40 KILLING TIME As it waitsforprey, a crocodilianfloats ...

Google previewThe World of Ancient Egypt: A Daily Life Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2016)

A Daily Life Encyclopedia by Peter Lacovara

a Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus); ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Crocodylus niloticus.

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Animals (2011)

by Betsy Howie

NILE CROCODILE Crocodylus niloticus STATUS: COMMON This crocodile has a reputation as a maneater but it's not like it hasn't earned it! While it usually eats fish, it will eat anything that crosses its path from t zebras to small hippos to birds.

Google previewAn Ígálá-English Lexicon (2015)

A Bilingual Dictionary With Notes on Igala Language, History, Culture and Priest-Kings by John Idakwoji

Crocodylus niloticus).

Google previewMartial Arts of the World: An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation by Thomas A. Green, Joseph R. Svinth

The crocodile (Crocodylus Niloticus) appears in various contexts in Western Africa.

Google previewA Dictionary of Ila Usage, 1860-1960 (2000)

by Dennis G. Fowler

Crocodylus niloticus; medicine to enable one to swallow stones like a crocodile, and so live as long as it (s) [see munako-uciboya, silandwa. sinamufumuna, sinantale, syamuyana-amulando-inombe-waluma, vunda-katakula]. ciwezeze - a ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set (2011)

by Bernard Wood

Crocodylus niloticus, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Includes theNile (Crocodylus niloticus), the Marsh or Mugger (C.palustris), the Estuarine or Saltwater (C. porosus), theAmerican (C.acutus),New Guinea (C. novaeguineae) and the West African (Osteolaemus tetraspis) crocodile. Crocodile and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

"Effect of Yohimbine on the Reproductive Behavior of the Male Nile Crocodile Crocodylus niloticus." Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior ...

Google previewEerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000)

by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers

The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) ranged from the Nile River to the rivers along the coast of Palestine until the last century. Indeed, the Zerqa River, which flows into the Mediterranean near Caesarea, was known as the Crocodile River.

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