Definition of Alligator mississipiensis

1. Noun. Large alligator of the southeastern United States.

Exact synonyms: American Alligator
Generic synonyms: Alligator, Gator



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alligator Mississipiensis

Allhallond
Allhallow
Allhallowmas
Allhallown
Allhallows
Allhallows Eve
Allhallowtide
Alliaceae
Alliaria
Alliaria officinalis
Allie
Allied Command Atlantic
Allied Command Europe
Allier
Allies
Alligator mississipiensis (current term)
Alligator sinensis
Alligatoridae
Allionia
Allionia incarnata
Allioniaceae
Allis' sign
Allis forceps
Allison
Allistair
Allistaire
Allister
Allithwaite
Allium acuminatum
Allium ampeloprasum

Literary usage of Alligator mississipiensis

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1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"There is but one species in the southern states of North America, the Alligator, Alligator mississipiensis, which has a much shorter and broader snout than ..."

2. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"Jaws of Alligator (Alligator mississipiensis 81.4-1). The teeth are implanted in bony sockets and certain teeth are constantly larger than others. ..."

3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"This genus contains only one species, the well-known Alligator mississipiensis, or lucius, which is exclusively North American. Cuvier (Oss. Foss. ed. ..."

4. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"... will he found to he characteristic of all the species of the genera Caiman and Jacare. On the other hand, I have examined Alligator mississipiensis, ..."

5. Immunity in Infective Diseases by Elie Metchnikoff (1907)
"The natural immunity of alligators (Alligator mississipiensis) persists not only at the temperature of the incubator (37°C.), but also at room temperature ..."

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