crocodilian

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noun croc·o·dil·ian \ˌkrä-kə-ˈdi-lē-ən, -ˈdil-yən\

Definition of crocodilian

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

crocodilian

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1837


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