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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,   /krɒk/    /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 Korean 악어, 크로커다일…
in Arabic تِمْساح…
in French crocodile…
in Turkish timsah…
in Italian coccodrillo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鱷魚…
in Russian крокодил…
in Polish krokodyl…
in Spanish cocodrilo…
in Portuguese crocodilo…
in German das Krokodil…
in Catalan cocodril…
in Japanese ワニ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鳄鱼…
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