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An alligator, Alligator mississippiensis.

See also Alligator

English[edit | edit source]

Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

Latin alligator

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Alligator

Plural
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Alligator ({{{1}}})

  1. (obsolete) One who binds or ties.

Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

Spanish el lagarto, the lizard

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Alligator

Plural
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  1. A large amphibious reptile with sharp teeth and very strong jaws related to the crocodile and native to the Americas and China. Informal short form: gator
    All you could see of the alligator were its two eyes above the water, and suddenly it snatched up and caught the poor bird with its strong jaws full of sharp teeth.
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Danish[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Alligator c. (singular definite Alligatoren, plural indefinite Alligatorer)

  1. alligator

Inflection[edit | edit source]


Dutch[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

alligator m (plural alligators)

  1. alligator

French[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Alligator m. (plural Alligators)

  1. alligator (animal)

Latin[edit | edit source]

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Noun[edit | edit source]

alligātor (genitive alligatōris); m, third declension

  1. one who ties or binds, alligator (obsolete)

Inflection[edit | edit source]

Number Singular Plural
nominative alligātor alligatōrēs
genitive alligatōris alligatōrum
dative alligatōrī alligatōribus
accusative alligatōrem alligatōrēs
ablative alligatōre alligatōribus
vocative alligātor alligatōrēs

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Swedish[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

alligator c (pl. alligatorer, def. sing. alligatorn, def. pl. alligatorerna)

  1. alligator (animal)

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