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crocodile

noun [C] uk   /ˈkrɒk.ə.daɪl/  us   /ˈkrɑː.kə-/ (plural crocodiles or crocodile)

crocodile noun [C] (ANIMAL)

B2 (informal croc, uk   /krɒk/  us   /krɑːk/ ) a large reptile with a hard skin that lives in and near rivers and lakes in hot, wet parts of the world. It is like an alligator , but it usually has a longer and narrower nose: a crocodile-infested swamp
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crocodile noun [C] (LINE)

UK informal a line of people, especially children, who are walking in pairs
Translations of “crocodile”
in Arabic تِمْساح…
in Korean 악어, 크로커다일…
in Malaysian buaya…
in French crocodile…
in Turkish timsah…
in Italian coccodrillo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鱷魚…
in Russian крокодил…
in Polish krokodyl…
in Vietnamese cá sấu…
in Spanish cocodrilo…
in Portuguese crocodilo…
in Thai จระเข้…
in German das Krokodil…
in Catalan cocodril…
in Japanese ワニ…
in Indonesian buaya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鳄鱼…
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