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Crocodile

Croc´o`dile   Pronunciation: krǒk´ô`dīl; 277
n.1.(Zool.) A large reptile of the genus Crocodilus, of several species. They grow to the length of sixteen or eighteen feet, and inhabit the large rivers of Africa, Asia, and America. The eggs, laid in the sand, are hatched by the sun's heat. The best known species is that of the Nile (Crocodilus vulgaris, or Crocodilus Niloticus). The Florida crocodile (Crocodilus Americanus) is much less common than the alligator and has longer jaws. The name is also sometimes applied to the species of other related genera, as the gavial and the alligator.
2.(Logic) A fallacious dilemma, mythically supposed to have been first used by a crocodile.
Crocodile bird
(Zool.) an African plover (Pluvianus ægypticus) which alights upon the crocodile and devours its insect parasites, even entering its open mouth (according to reliable writers) in pursuit of files, etc.; - called also Nile bird. It is the trochilos of ancient writers.
Crocodile tears
false or affected tears; hypocritical sorrow; - derived from the fiction of old travelers, that crocodiles shed tears over their prey.
Noun1.crocodile - large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters
To see a crocodile in your dream, forewarns of hidden danger. Someone near you is giving you bad advice and is trying to sway you into poor decisions. The crocodile may be an aspect of yourself and your aggressive and "snappy" attitude. Or maybe it reveals that you have displayed some false emotions and shedding "crocodile tears". To dream that you are chased or bitten by a crocodile, denotes disappointments in love and in business.African crocodile, Asian crocodile, crocodilian, crocodilian reptile, Crocodilus, Crocodylus, Crocodylus niloticus, Crocodylus porosus, genus Crocodilus, genus Crocodylus, Morlett's crocodile, Nile crocodile
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