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"reptile" in British English

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reptilenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrep.taɪl/
C1 an ​animal that ​produceseggs and uses the ​heat of the ​sun to ​keepitsbloodwarm

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(Definition of reptile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reptilenoun [C]

 us   /ˈrep·təl, -tɑɪl/
any of ​variousanimals whose ​bloodtemperaturechanges with the ​outsidetemperature and whose ​bodies are ​covered by ​scales or ​plates (= hard ​material): Snakes, ​turtles, and ​crocodiles are all reptiles.
(Definition of reptile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reptile”
in Korean 파충류…
in Arabic حَيوان زاحِف…
in Malaysian reptilia…
in French reptile…
in Russian пресмыкающееся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爬行動物…
in Italian rettile…
in Turkish sürüngen…
in Polish gad…
in Spanish reptil…
in Vietnamese loài bò sát…
in Portuguese réptil…
in Thai สัตว์เลื้อยคลาน…
in German das Reptil…
in Catalan rèptil…
in Japanese は虫類…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爬行动物…
in Indonesian reptil…
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