crocodilian

noun croc·o·dil·ian \ ˌkrä-kə-ˈdi-lē-ən , -ˈdil-yən \
Updated on: 29 Mar 2018

Definition of crocodilian

: any of an order (Crocodylia) of reptiles including the crocodiles, alligators, caimans, gharials, and related extinct forms

crocodilian

adjective

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