alligator snapper

alligator snapper
alligator snapper
n.
a large, freshwater snapping turtle (Macroclemys temmincki) of the SE U.S. and the Mississippi Valley, found chiefly in rivers and bayous: it may weigh up to 100 kg (220 lb)

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  • Alligator snapper — Alligator Al li*ga tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alligator snapper — ☆ alligator snapper n. a large, freshwater snapping turtle (Macroclemys temmincki) of the SE U.S. and the Mississippi Valley, found chiefly in rivers and bayous: it may weigh up to 100 kg (220 lb) * * * …   Universalium

  • alligator snapper — noun large species having three ridges on its back; found in southeastern United States • Syn: ↑alligator snapping turtle, ↑Macroclemys temmincki • Hypernyms: ↑snapping turtle • Member Holonyms: ↑Macroclemys, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • alligator snapper — noun a large snapping turtle occurring in fresh water around the Gulf of Mexico. [Macroclemys temminckii.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Alligator snapping turtle — Conservation status Vulnerable …   Wikipedia

  • Alligator — Al li*ga tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alligator apple — Alligator Al li*ga tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alligator fish — Alligator Al li*ga tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alligator gar — Alligator Al li*ga tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alligator pear — Alligator Al li*ga tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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