Definition of Crocodilia

1. Noun. Crocodiles; alligators; caimans; gavials.




Definition of Crocodilia

1. n. pl. An order of reptiles including the crocodiles, gavials, alligators, and many extinct kinds.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocodilia

Croat
Croatia
Croatian
Croatian Sheepdog
Croatian Sheepdogs
Croatians
Croation
Croato-Serbian
Croats
Crocanthemum canadensei
Crocethia
Crocethia alba
Crock Pot
Crockett
Crocodile River
Crocodilia
Crocodilus
Crocodylia
Crocodylidae
Crocodylus
Crocodylus niloticus
Crocodylus porosus
Crocq's disease
Crocus sativus
Crocuta
Crocuta crocuta
Croesus
Croft
Crohn
Crohn's disease

Literary usage of Crocodilia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1899)
"XVI ON THE DERMAL ARMOUR OFi/ACARE AND CAIMAN, WITH NOTES ON THE SPECIFIC AND GENERIC CHARACTERS OF RECENT crocodilia. Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. ..."

2. The Alligator and Its Allies by Albert Moore Reese (1915)
"THE ALLIGATOR AND ITS ALLIES CHAPTER I THE BIOLOGY OF THE crocodilia CLASSIFICATION AS in most groups of animals, there is considerable difference of ..."

3. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"... \VK, On the structure and development of the skull in the crocodilia (Trans. Zool. S«. vol. XI.i. 1883. ..."

4. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"[Order crocodilia'.] Of tlie Crocodile.—There are two kinds, with regard to the trachea ; in one it is nearly straight', in the other it makes a bend upon ..."

5. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1887)
"crocodilia. WOODWARD, AS The History of Fossil Crocodiles. P. Geol. Ass. ix, pp. ... BAUR, G. The Proatlas, Atlas, and Axis of the crocodilia. ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1850)
"On the Fossil crocodilia of England. On reviewing the information which we have derived from the study of the fossil remains of the ..."

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