Meaning of “reptile” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈreptaɪl/

an animal whose body is covered with scales (= pieces of hard skin), and whose blood changes temperature, for example a snake

reptilian uk us /repˈtɪliən/ adjective

like a reptile, or relating to reptiles

(Definition of “reptile” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)