Alligator

An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator (A. mississippiensis) and the Chinese alligator (A. sinensis). In addition, several extinct species of alligator are known from fossil remains. Alligators first appeared during the Oligocene epoch about 37 million yea...
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Alligator

• (n.) a kind of job press, called also alligator press. • (n.) Any machine with strong jaws, one of which opens like the movable jaw of an alligator • (n.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has a shorter and broader snout than the crocodile, and the large teeth of the lower jaw shut into pi...
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Alligator

(from the article `Canadian literature`) ...the province`s dynamic first premier. In River Thieves (2001), Michael Crummey describes the extinction of the Beothuk, an indigenous people of ...
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alligator

1. <zoology> A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has a shorter and broader snout than the crocodile, and the large teeth of the lower jaw shut into pits in the upper jaw, which has no marginal notches. Besides the common species of the southern United States, there are allied species in South America.
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alligator

gator noun either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
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Alligator

[motorcycle] The Alligator is a Feet forwards motorcycle built by Dan Gurney Alligator Motorcycle Company which is the motorcycle division of the former driver/racing team owner`s All American Racers workshop in Santa Ana, California. Although not the first of such design, it is unique for its unconventional low-slung seating position which...
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Alligator

[steamboat] The Alligator was an inboard paddle-wheel steamboat that operated in the interior of north central Florida in the United States from 1888 to 1909. Famed archeologist Clarence Bloomfield Moore leased the steamer each year from 1891 to 1895 for his annual excursions to explore the St. Johns River and tributaries for Native America...
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Alligator

Al'li·ga`tor noun [ Spanish el lagarto the lizard ( el lagarto de Indias , the cayman or American crocodile), from Latin lacertus , lacerta , lizard. See Lizard .] 1. (Zoology) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. I...
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Alligator

A large aquatic reptile that grows up to 19 feet in length. The meat is generally only available in its native regions--Louisiana and the Gulf States. Alligators feature meat ranging from white to dark--mild to strongly flavored.
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Alligator

A specialized tool attached to a hot stick used to tie a wire or cable into an insulator.
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Alligator

Alligator is British slang for later.
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alligator

alligator, large aquatic reptile of the genus Alligator, in the same order as the crocodile. There are two species—a large type found in the S United States and a small type found in E China. Alligators differ from crocodiles in several ways. They have broader, blunter snouts, which give their...
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Alligator

Alligators are large reptiles. Primitive alligators evolved during the late Triassic period.
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Alligator

An alligator is a genus of crocodilian reptile of the family Alligatoridae. They differ from the true crocodiles in having a shorter and flatter head, in having cavities or pits in the upper jaw, into which the long canine teeth of the under jaw fit, and in having the feet much less webbed. Their habits are less perfectly aquatic. They are confined...
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alligator

either of two crocodilians related to the tropical American caimans (family Alligatoridae). Alligators, like other crocodilians, are large animals ... [6 related articles]
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alligator

Reptile of the genus Alligator, related to the crocodile. There are only two living species: A. mississipiensis, the Mississippi alligator of the southern states of the USA, and A. sinensis from the swamps of the lower Chang Jiang River in ...
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Alligator

Series of 4x4 armoured vehicles [SLV], Tracked amphibious vehicle [US], 4x4 amphibious transport [DE], 4x4 amphibious ferry [DE;UK]
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alligator

Synonym for the grape variety Folha de Figueira; look there.
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alligator

[n] - leather made from alligator`s hide 2. [n] - either of two amphibious reptiles with shorter broader snouts than crocodiles 3. [v] - of paint, varnish, or the like: to crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application
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