Reptile Synonyms

rĕp'tīl', -tĭl

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Synonyms for Reptile

Of or referring to reptiles.
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Any of a limbless suborder (Serpentes, order Squamata) of reptiles with an elongated, scaly body, lidless eyes, and a tapering tail: some species have a poisonous bite
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Any of various terrestrial turtles, especially one of the family Testudinidae, characteristically having thick clublike hind limbs and a high, rounded carapace.
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Having the form of a serpent.
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(Computing) An on-screen cursor that serves the same function as a turtle for drawing.
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(Mining) A rock breaker.
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A lizard or similar reptile.
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Any of various large aquatic reptiles of the family Crocodylidae that are native to tropical and subtropical regions and have thick, armorlike skin and long tapering jaws.
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One of the two types of saurischian dinosaurs, widespread during the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. Sauropods were plant-eaters and often grew to tremendous size, having a stout body with thick legs, long slender necks with a small head, and long tails. Sauropods included the apatosaurus (brontosaurus) and brachiosaurus.
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(Loosely) Any large, extinct reptile of the Paleozoic or Mesozoic eras
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The act of one who grovels.
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(Archaic) A boy; especially, a boy servant.
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Any of several small, often brightly colored, aquatic or semiaquatic salamanders of the family Salamandridae of North America and Eurasia that typically breed in water but spend part of their lives on land.
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Any of various anuran amphibians especially of the family Bufonidae, characteristically being more terrestrial and having drier, rougher skin and shorter legs than the smooth-skinned frogs.
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(Archaic) A serpent
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Of or relating to herpetology, the study of reptiles.
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Any of various usually large herbivorous lizards of the subfamily Iguaninae, often having a dorsal crest and found chiefly in tropical America.
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Any of various semiaquatic reptiles of the order Crocodilia, including the alligators, crocodiles, caimans, and gavials. Crocodilians are squat, massive, and lizardlike, with long, powerful jaws, long, heavy tails, short legs, and thick, plated skin. Like dinosaurs, crocodilians are archosaurs, and their closest modern relatives are the birds.
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A cold-blooded, smooth-skinned vertebrate of the class Amphibia. Amphibians hatch as aquatic larvae with gills and, in most species, then undergo metamorphosis into four-legged terrestrial adults with lungs for breathing air. The eggs of amphibians are fertilized externally and lack an amnion. Amphibians evolved from lobe-finned fish during the late Devonian Period and include frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians.
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(Geology, botany) Of or characteristic of serpentine rocks or the plants that grow there.
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Something which adds or increases.
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(Nautical) A small, four-hooked grapnel used to recover objects dropped onto the sea bed.
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(Cockney rhyming slang) Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad
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A mythical creature, generally resembling a lizard, believed capable of living in or withstanding fire.
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(Biol.) Creeping or crawling
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Serpens.
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Of or pertaining to the suborder Serpentes; of, related to, or characteristic of a snake or serpent.
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(Loosely) Any of various similar reptiles or other animals, as alligators or salamanders
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Find another word for reptile. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for reptile, like: reptilian, snake, tortoise, serpentiform, turtle, alligator, saurian, lizard, crocodile, sauropod and dinosaur.