or Nilotic crocodile
the common African crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus, sometimes growing to a length of 20 feet (6.1 meter): in some areas it is greatly reduced in number and now rare.
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English Words From The Pharaohs
Most people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
Origin of Nile crocodile
First recorded in 1895–1900
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