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alligator

noun [C] uk   /ˈæl.ɪ.ɡeɪ.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/ ( US informal gator)
a large reptile with a hard skin that lives in and near rivers and lakes in the hot, wet parts of America and China. It has a long nose that is slightly wider and shorter than that of a crocodile .
Translations of “alligator”
in Korean 악어…
in Arabic تِمْساح…
in French alligator…
in Turkish timsah…
in Italian alligatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短吻鱷…
in Russian аллигатор…
in Polish aligator…
in Spanish caimán…
in Portuguese aligátor…
in German der Alligator…
in Catalan caiman…
in Japanese ワニ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 短吻鳄…
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