Definition of Reptiles

1. Noun. (plural of reptile) ¹



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Definition of Reptiles

1. reptile [n] - See also: reptile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reptiles

repræsentations
repræsented
repræsenting
repræsents
reps
reptant
reptantia
reptation
reptatory
reptilase
reptile
reptile family
reptile genus
reptile room
reptilelike
reptiles (current term)
reptilia
reptilian
reptilianness
reptilians
reptilic
reptilium
reptiloid
reptiloids
reptin
repton
reptons
republic
republican
republican marriages

Literary usage of Reptiles

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1. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1886)
"They are probably the progenitors of the crocodiles, though they have also affinities with the Dinosaurs (Huxley).1 CHAPTER IV. MESOZOIC ERA—AGE OF reptiles ..."

2. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"CHAPTER XXX RISE OF reptiles AND DOMINANCE OF DINOSAURS Origin of reptiles The origin of reptiles from their ancient ..."

3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"The Permian strata record the actual presence of no fewer than five out of'the fifteen orders of reptiles which are recognized by Williston, and while most ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"Ol" the cold-blooded, air-breathing animals known as true reptiles there arc ... No older reptiles are known. The Crocodilia, inclusive of the alligators ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1860)
"This classification proceeds from the lowest reptiles (tailed batrachians) to the highest (crocodiles).—Cams, in his " Comparative Anatomy," French ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Except in so far as he made known and briefly characterized a number of reptiles, our knowledge of this class was not advanced by LINN.EUS. ..."

7. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"PREHISTORIC reptiles Sixteen of the twenty orders of reptiles are known only from their fossil remains embedded in the earth's crust. ..."

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