- A cold-blooded vertebrate of the Class Reptilia.
Etymology: Middle English reptil< Old French reptile< Latin, rÄptile, neuter of reptilis, "creeping" < Latin repoLatin, rÄpÅ "to creep" < PIE , "to creep, slink" (Pokorny; Watkins, 1969).
- Dutch: reptiel
- French: reptile
- German: Kriechtier , Reptil , Wurm (poetic)
- Spanish: reptil
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