Alligator

See also: alligator and al·ligàtor

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EtymologyEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

Alligator m

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

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish el lagarto (the lizard), from Latin lacertus (lizard).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌaliˈɡaːtoːɐ̯/
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  • Hyphenation: Al‧li‧ga‧tor

NounEdit

Alligator m (genitive Alligators, plural Alligatoren)

  1. alligator (animal)

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