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Origin of crocodile
OTHER WORDS FROM crocodilecroc·o·dil·oid [krok-uh-dil-oid, krok-uh-dahy-loid], /ˌkrɒk əˈdɪl ɔɪd, ˈkrɒk əˌdaɪ lɔɪd/, adjective
Words nearby crocodile
Example sentences from the Web for crocodile
In between encounters with crocodiles and hippos during their months in Africa, the researchers snorkeled and dived to gather examples of every cichlid they could.New Fish Data Reveal How Evolutionary Bursts Create Species|Elena Renken|December 1, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Mukherjee decided to visit the National Chambal Sanctuary to capture the fight for the survival of these crocodiles.This crocodile daddy giving 100 babies a ride puts your carpool to shame|María Paula Rubiano A.|October 9, 2020|Popular Science
They tend to be darker than crocodiles and are less likely to be aggressive.
Its features hint that crocodiles may have journeyed from Africa to the Americas.American crocs seem to descend from kin that crossed the Atlantic|Carolyn Wilke|August 25, 2020|Science News For Students
They are the first footprint evidence that some ancient ancestors of modern crocodiles walked on two legs.
Winston Churchill once said “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile—hoping it will eat him last.”
On another trip, a defiant caiman (a South American crocodile) devours his mosquito net.
One of these heroes is an insect-loving contemporary of Charles Darwin, the other a crocodile-wrestling Steve Irwin acolyte.
The bags themselves were covetable items as ever, relying on highest-quality material: ostrich and crocodile.Anya Hindmarch and Stella McCartney Close London Fashion Week|Tom Sykes|September 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The insatiable crocodile of Israeli colonialism is far too fat.
What we shall do if an Indian springs from behind the bushes, or a crocodile comes out of the sedge, I don't know.
As they looked toward the spot, the fearful head and jaws of a crocodile could be seen reaching up out of the water.
No Indian sprang from the bush, no crocodile came out of the sedge; and the river was crossed without one of them being drowned.
All at once, a crocodile appeared close to the boat, capsized it, and with open jaws was ready to devour the man.
Because in far distant times he saved the life of a Chinaman from the fury of a crocodile.
British Dictionary definitions for crocodile
- leather made from the skin of any of these animals
- (as modifier)crocodile shoes