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alligator

noun [C]  us   /ˈæl·ɪˌɡeɪt̬·ər/ (short form gator)
a large, hard-skinned reptile (= type of animal) with a long nose that is shorter and slightly wider than that of a crocodile and which lives in and near rivers and lakes in the parts of the US and China
Translations of “alligator”
in Arabic تِمْساح…
in Korean 악어…
in Malaysian aligator…
in French alligator…
in Turkish timsah…
in Italian alligatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短吻鱷…
in Russian аллигатор…
in Polish aligator…
in Vietnamese cá sấu châu Mỹ…
in Spanish caimán…
in Portuguese aligátor…
in Thai จระเข้…
in German der Alligator…
in Catalan caiman…
in Japanese ワニ…
in Indonesian buaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 短吻鳄…
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