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Noun: alligator  'a-lu,gey-tu(r)
  1. Leather made from alligator's hide
  2. Either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
    - gator
Verb: alligator  'a-lu,gey-tu(r)
  1. Crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application; of paint and varnishes

Derived forms: alligatored, alligatoring, alligators

Type of: crack, crocodilian, crocodilian reptile, leather

Part of: genus Alligator

Encyclopedia: Alligator, MS