alligatoroid

adjective
al·​li·​ga·​tor·​oid | \ ˈalə̇ˌgātəˌrȯid \

Definition of alligatoroid

1 : resembling an alligator
2 : relating to alligators

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First Known Use of alligatoroid

1887, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for alligatoroid

alligator entry 1 + -oid

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“Alligatoroid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alligatoroid. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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