crocodile Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"crocodile" in British English

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crocodilenoun [C]

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

crocodile noun [C] (ANIMAL)

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

UK informal a ​line of ​people, ​especiallychildren, who are ​walking in ​pairs
(Definition of crocodile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crocodilenoun [C]

 us   /ˈkrɑk·əˌdɑɪl/
a ​large, hard-skinned reptile (= ​type of ​animal) with a ​longer and ​narrowernose than that of an alligator which ​lives in and near ​rivers and ​lakes in ​hot, ​wetplaces
(Definition of crocodile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crocodile”
in Korean 악어, 크로커다일…
in Arabic تِمْساح…
in Malaysian buaya…
in French crocodile…
in Russian крокодил…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鱷魚…
in Italian coccodrillo…
in Turkish timsah…
in Polish krokodyl…
in Spanish cocodrilo…
in Vietnamese cá sấu…
in Portuguese crocodilo…
in Thai จระเข้…
in German das Krokodil…
in Catalan cocodril…
in Japanese ワニ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鳄鱼…
in Indonesian buaya…
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