Complete Definition of "crocodile"

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Image:NileCrocodile.jpg|thumb|right|A Nile crocodile
English

Etymology
From Old French cocodrille (modern #French|crocodile), from mediaeval Latin cocodrillus, from Latin crocodilus, from Greek κÏοκÏδειλοÏ. The word was later refashioned after the Latin and Greek forms.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËkrÉkÉdaɪl/ (UK)

Noun
en-noun

  1. Any of a variety of related predatory amphibious reptiles, related to the alligator.
  2. A long line or procession of people (especially children) walking together.

Related terms
crocodile tears

Translations
trans-top|reptile
Arabic: ARchar|تÙساح (timsÄḥ)
Bosnian: krokodil m
Chinese: é±·é­, é³é±¼ (èyú)
Croatian: krokodil m
Czech: krokodýl m
Dutch: krokodil
Esperanto: krokodilo
Finnish: krokotiili, krokodiili (old)
French: #French|crocodile m
German: Krokodil n
Greek: κÏοκÏÎ´ÎµÎ¹Î»Î¿Ï (krokodeilos)'
Hebrew: תנ××|תַּנִּ×× (tanyn) m
Hindi: मà¤à¤° (magar) m, à¤à¤¡à¤¼à¤¿à¤¯à¤¾à¤² (gha.riyÄl) m
Hungarian: krokodil
Icelandic: krókódíll m
Japanese: ã¯ã (wani, é°)
Korean: ìì´ (ageo)
Kuna: tain
Latin: crocodilus m
Lithuanian: krokodilas m
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Macedonian: кÑокодил m
Polish: krokodyl m
Portuguese: crocodilo m
Russian: кÑокодил|кÑокодиÌл (krokodil) m
Scottish Gaelic: crogall m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: кÑокодил m
:Roman: krokodil#Serbian|krokodil m
Spanish: cocodrilo m
Swahili: mamba
Swedish: krokodil c
Tamil à®®à¯à®¤à®²à¯ (mudalai)
Telugu: à°®à±à°¸à°²à°¿ (mosali)
Tetum: lafaek
Turkish: timsah
Ukrainian: кÑокодил
Urdu: URchar|Ùگر (magar) m, URchar|Ú¯Ú¾ÚÛا٠(gha.riyÄl) m
Vietnamese: cá sấu
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See also
alligator
caiman, cayman
gharial, gavial
crocodile clip

Category:Reptiles


French

Etymology
Old French cocodrille, from mediaeval Latin cocodrillus, from Latin cocodrilus, from Greek κÏοκÏδιλοÏ. The word was later refashioned after the Latin and Greek forms.

Pronunciation
IPA|/kÊÉkÉdil/

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #English|crocodile

Category:fr:Reptiles

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