Definition of African crocodile

1. Noun. A dangerous crocodile widely distributed in Africa.

Exact synonyms: Crocodylus Niloticus, Nile Crocodile
Generic synonyms: Crocodile



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Lexicographical Neighbors of African Crocodile

African Lily
African Union
African anteater
African anteaters
African bowstring hemp
African buffalo
African buffalos
African chameleon
African cherry orange
African clawed frog
African clawed frogs
African coral snake
African country
African crake
African crakes
African crocodile (current term)
African daisy
African elephant
African elephants
African endomyocardial fibrosis
African furuncular myiasis
African gray
African green monkey
African haemorrhagic fever
African hemp
African holly
African hunting dog
African lily
African mahogany

Literary usage of African crocodile

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"... indicating the existence of an animal which required further study and examination. lie then proceeded to speak of the African crocodile. ..."

2. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"Amongst reptiles, the common African crocodile is naturally the most prominent. These creatures as they lie on the rocks and sand appear to be of enormous ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The African crocodile, Crocodilus niloticus (Fig. 451), is one of the few man-eating species, and has probably destroyed more human beings than any other ..."

4. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"... that is the common African crocodile (Crocodilus niloticus}. At the same time I would point out a fact which I have noticed here as in West Africa, ..."

5. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"Having no acquaintance with the African crocodile, they saw in the novel animal only its likeness to a monster lizard. So when the Greeks came into Egypt, ..."

6. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1863)
"... of the African crocodile. He observed that Adanson mentioned three crocodiles as found in the Senegal. Cuvier, in his monograph, thought that Adanson ..."

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