American crocodile

noun

: a tropical American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) whose range extends to Florida

Word History

First Known Use

1787, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American crocodile was in 1787

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“American crocodile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20crocodile. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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