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Noun: crocodile  'kró-ku,dI(-u)l
  1. Large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters
    - croc [informal]
     
  2. [Brit] A long line or procession of people (esp. children) walking together

Derived forms: crocodiles

Type of: crocodilian, crocodilian reptile

Part of: Crocodilus, Crocodylus, genus Crocodilus, genus Crocodylus

Encyclopedia: Crocodile