herptile

adjective

mainly US denoting, relating to, or characterizing both reptiles and amphibians

Nearby words

  1. herpetiform aphthae,
  2. herpetol.,
  3. herpetology,
  4. herpetoviridae,
  5. herpetovirus,
  6. herr,
  7. herren,
  8. herrenvolk,
  9. herrera,
  10. herrera, francisco de

Word Origin for herptile

from Greek herp (eton) (see herpetology) + (rep) tile

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