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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