Alligator

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See also: alligator and al·ligàtor

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a. 1807, from English alligator, from early Modern English alligater, alligarta, aligarto, alegarto, alagarto, from Spanish el lagarto ("the lizard"), from Latin lacertus (lizard), modern spelling possibly influenced by the unrelated Latin alligator (one who binds)

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Alligator m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Alligatoridae — the alligators.

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Alligator m (genitive Alligators, plural Alligatoren)

  1. alligator (animal)

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