crocodile skin

  • 1 Crocodile skin — badly sun damaged skin …

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  • 2 crocodile skin — Australian Slang badly sun damaged skin …

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  • 3 crocodile skin — see ichthyosis …

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  • 4 crocodile — ► NOUN 1) a large predatory semiaquatic reptile with long jaws, long tail, short legs, and a horny textured skin. 2) leather made from crocodile skin. 3) Brit. informal a line of schoolchildren walking in pairs. ORIGIN Old French cocodrille, from …

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  • 5 skin — [[t]skɪ̱n[/t]] ♦♦ skins, skinning, skinned 1) N VAR Your skin is the natural covering of your body. His skin is clear and smooth... There are three major types of skin cancer... The only difference between us is the colour of our skins. 2) N VAR …

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  • 6 crocodile — noun 1》 a large predatory semiaquatic reptile with long jaws, long tail, short legs, and a horny textured skin. [Crocodylus and other genera.] 2》 leather made from crocodile skin, used especially to make bags and shoes. 3》 Brit. informal a line… …

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  • 7 Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge — IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape) …

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  • 8 Crocodile (Dexter) — Crocodile Dexter episode Dexter opens the fridge to look at his doll parts. Episode …

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  • 9 crocodile — [kräk′ə dīl΄] n. [ME cocodril < OFr cocodrille < ML cocodrillus, altered < L crocodilus < Gr krokodilos, lizard (hence, “lizard of the Nile,” crocodile) < * krokodrilos < krokē, pebble, gravel (? akin to Sans sa̍rkarā, SUGAR) +… …

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  • 10 Crocodile — For other uses, see Crocodile (disambiguation). For differences between alligators and crocodiles, see Crocodilia#Differences between alligators and crocodiles. Bilateria Crocodiles Temporal range: Eocene – Recent, 55–0 Ma …

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  • 11 crocodile — crocodiloid /krok euh dil oyd, krok euh duy loyd/, adj. /krok euh duyl /, n. 1. any of several crocodilians of the genus Crocodylus, found in sluggish waters and swamps of the tropics. 2. any reptile of the order Crocodylia; crocodilian. 3. the… …

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  • 12 skin — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 covering of a human/animal body ADJECTIVE ▪ beautiful, clear, fine, flawless, good, healthy, perfect ▪ You want clear, healthy skin …

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  • 13 crocodile — n. 1 a any large tropical amphibious reptile of the order Crocodilia, with thick scaly skin, long tail, and long jaws. b leather from its skin, used to make bags, shoes, etc. 2 Brit. colloq. a line of schoolchildren etc. walking in pairs. Phrases …

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  • 14 crocodile — croc|o|dile [ˈkrɔkədaıl US ˈkra: ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: cocodrille, from Latin crocodilus, from Greek, lizard, crocodile , from kroke small stone + drilos worm ] 1.) a large ↑reptile with a long mouth and many sharp teeth… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 Crocodile exoskeleton — The crocodile exoskeleton consists of the protective dermal and epidermal components of the integumentary system in animals of the order Crocodilia. It is a form of armour.tructure and anatomyThe epidermal exoskeleton of the alligator consists of …

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  • 16 crocodile — UK [ˈkrɒkədaɪl] / US [ˈkrɑkəˌdaɪl] noun Word forms crocodile : singular crocodile plural crocodiles 1) a) [countable] a large reptile that lives in water in hot countries. It has a long body and a long mouth with many sharp teeth. b)… …

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  • 17 crocodile — noun Etymology: Middle English & Latin; Middle English cocodrille, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin cocodrillus, alteration of Latin crocodilus, from Greek krokodilos lizard, crocodile, from krokē shingle, pebble + drilos worm; akin to… …

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  • 18 crocodile — noun Crocodile is used before these nouns: ↑clip, ↑skin, ↑tear …

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  • 19 crocodile — croc|o|dile [ krakə,daıl ] noun 1. ) count a large REPTILE that lives in water in hot countries. It has a long body and a long mouth with many sharp teeth. a ) uncount the skin of a crocodile, used especially for making shoes and bags 2. ) count… …

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  • 20 crocodile — noun 1 (C) a large reptile (1) with a long mouth and many sharp teeth that lives in lakes and rivers in hot wet parts of the world 2 (U) the skin of this animal, used for making things such as shoes 3 (singular) BrE a long line of people,… …

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