family Alligatoridae


family Alligatoridae
noun
alligators; caimans
Syn: ↑Alligatoridae
Hypernyms: ↑reptile family
Member Holonyms: ↑Crocodylia, ↑order Crocodylia, ↑Crocodilia, ↑order Crocodilia
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Alligator, ↑genus Caiman

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  • Alligatoridae — n. 1. 1 the family of reptiles comprising the alligators, and including the caimans. Syn: family {Alligatoridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alligatoridae — Taxobox name = Alligators and Caimans fossil range = Cretaceous Recent image caption = American Alligator regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida ordo = Crocodilia familia = Alligatoridae familia authority = Gray, 1844… …   Wikipedia

  • Alligatoridae — noun alligators; caimans • Syn: ↑family Alligatoridae • Hypernyms: ↑reptile family • Member Holonyms: ↑Crocodylia, ↑order Crocodylia, ↑Crocodilia, ↑orde …   Useful english dictionary

  • reptile family — noun a family of reptiles • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Cheloniidae, ↑family Cheloniidae, ↑Chelonidae, ↑family Chelonidae, ↑Dermochelyidae, ↑family Dermochelyidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crocodilia — Filozoa Crocodilians Temporal range: Cretaceous Recent, 84–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • American alligator — An American Alligator in captivity at the Columbus Zoo, in Powell, Ohio Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Caiman — redirects here. For the Caiman armored vehicle, see BAE Caiman (armored vehicle). Deuterostomia Caimans Yacare Caiman, Caiman yacare Scie …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese alligator — Conservation status Critically Endangered ( …   Wikipedia

  • Broad-snouted caiman — Chordata Broad snouted Caiman Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Wikipedia


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