Alligatoridae

plural noun Al·li·ga·tor·i·dae \ˌalə̇gəˈtȯrəˌdē\

Definition of Alligatoridae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family of crocodilians comprising the alligators and the caimans

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

Origin and Etymology of alligatoridae

New Latin, from Alligator, type genus + -idae


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Alligatoridae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!