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Definition of the noun crocodilian

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noun - plural: crocodilians

  1. extant archosaurian reptile

Alternative definition of the noun crocodilian


  1. A reptile resembling a crocodile.

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Google previewDeadly Beautiful (2011)

Vanishing Killers of the Animal Kingdom by Liana Joy Christensen

Specifically, the term crocodilian is a taxonomic grouping of 23 species broadly divided into three groups. Firstly, there is the lone Indian gharial, sole member of the crocodilian family Gavialidae. Alligatoridae is the family name for eight ...

Google previewThe American Natural History (1914)

A Foundation of Useful Knowledge of the Higher Animals of North America by William Temple Hornaday

General Characters of Crocodilians. — A crocodilian is a lizard-like SYNOPSIS OF THE CROCODILIANS 11.

Google previewThe Tao of the Alligator and the Crocodile (2013)

by J.M. Garlock

A properly therrnoregulated crocodilian is a happy crocodilian. This method of keeping acceptable body temperatures enables alligators, gharials, caiman and crocodiles can go for long periods of time without eating. A large crocodile can last ...

Google previewPrimate Behavior and Human Origins (2015)

by Glenn E. King

A crocodilian is a major predator and takes adult males as well as immatures from low branches over water. The monkeys cross rivers arboreally if possible. Otherwise, they may sit and watch the water for a considerable period before entering ...

Google previewTeaching Comprehension Strategies: Book G 11-12 years (2006)

Crocodilian is the name given to the group of reptiles which includes crocodiles, alligators and caimans. They have changed very little over the last 65 million years. 1. One prehistoric species was the Sarchosuchus imperator (flesh crocodile ...

Google previewNature (1880)

by Sir Norman Lockyer

Fauvel is quite right, and that this crocodilian is an undoubted all:gator—being the first of this genus which has been found to occur in the Old World. It will be recollected that of the remarkable ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Crocodilian bites, cause death through mechanical processes rather than venom, which is more common with other reptiles (Langley, 2005; Haddad and Fonseca, 2011). Crocodilian injuries to human bone are most often to the extremities in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of The Aquatic World (2004)

by Marshall Cavendish Corporation

htmI Wide range of information about crocodilians. Elasmoworld Detailed information on sharks, ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1859)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

GAVIAL, or GARRHIAL, a crocodilian reptile of Asia and Africa, of the genus gavialis (Geoffroy), characterized by its very long, straight, and narrow jaws, somewhat enlarged at the extremity. The number of teeth is greater than in other ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Cope, Crocodilian«, Lizards, and Snakes of North America ( United ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Pronouncing Pocket Dictionary of the English Language (1887)

Based on the Labors and Principles of Webster and Other Authorities ... by Noah Webster

CROCODILIAN 86 CRl'STACEOrS amphibious animal. Crocodilian (krok-o-dll'e- an). a. pertaining to crocodiles. •ocas (kro'kus), n. an early spring flower; saffron. Croft (krofl), n. a email field near a house. Crónlech (krom'lek), ». an ancient ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1868)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

having a crocodilian appearance both in the shape and in the external sculpturing of the cranial bones , but with well marked structural modifications in the vomer, and in the mode of ...

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

The basilisk is again computergenerated and features a crocodilian head and snaky body, with several protuberances resembling undersized centipede legs. Its gaze can turn its victims to stone. According to the movie, it was a creature from ...

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Crocodilian Meaning

Video shows what crocodilian means. Any reptile of the order Crocodilia, a crocodile, alligator, caiman or gavial.. Crocodilian Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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Scrabble value of C3R1O1C3O1D2I1L1I1A1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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