Definition of Reptile family

1. Noun. A family of reptiles.

Group relationships: Craniata, Subphylum Craniata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata
Specialized synonyms: Chelonidae, Cheloniidae, Family Chelonidae, Family Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Family Dermochelyidae, Chelydridae, Family Chelydridae, Family Kinosternidae, Kinosternidae, Emydidae, Family Emydidae, Family Testudinidae, Testudinidae, Family Trionychidae, Trionychidae, Family Gekkonidae, Gekkonidae, Family Pygopodidae, Pygopodidae, Family Iguania, Family Iguanidae, Iguania, Iguanidae, Amphisbaenidae, Family Amphisbaenidae, Family Xantusiidae, Xantusiidae, Family Scincidae, Scincidae, Family Teiidae, Teiidae, Agamidae, Family Agamidae, Anguidae, Family Anguidae, Family Xenosauridae, Xenosauridae, Anniellidae, Family Anniellidae, Family Lanthanotidae, Lanthanotidae, Family Helodermatidae, Helodermatidae, Family Lacertidae, Lacertidae, Chamaeleonidae, Chamaeleontidae, Family Chamaeleonidae, Family Chamaeleontidae, Family Rhiptoglossa, Rhiptoglossa, Family Varanidae, Varanidae, Crocodylidae, Family Crocodylidae, Alligatoridae, Family Alligatoridae, Family Gavialidae, Gavialidae, Ceratopsidae, Family Ceratopsidae, Family Hadrosauridae, Hadrosauridae, Family Iguanodontidae, Iguanodontidae, Family Titanosauridae, Titanosauridae, Family Megalosauridae, Megalosauridae, Dromaeosauridae, Family Dromaeosauridae, Edaphosauridae, Family Edaphosauridae, Family Pterodactylidae, Pterodactylidae, Family Ichthyosauridae, Ichthyosauridae, Colubridae, Family Colubridae, Family Typhlopidae, Typhlopidae, Family Leptotyphlopidae, Leptotyphlopidae, Boidae, Family Boidae, Pythoninae, Subfamily Pythoninae, Family Pythonidae, Pythonidae, Elapidae, Family Elapidae, Family Hydrophidae, Hydrophidae, Family Viperidae, Viperidae, Crotalidae, Family Crotalidae
Generic synonyms: Family



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reptile Family

repryves
repryving
repræsent
repræsentation
repræsentations
repræsented
repræsenting
repræsents
reps
reptant
reptantia
reptation
reptatory
reptilase
reptile
reptile family (current term)
reptile genus
reptile room
reptilelike
reptiles
reptilia
reptilian
reptilianness
reptilians
reptilic
reptilium
reptiloid
reptiloids
reptin
repton

Literary usage of Reptile family

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1909)
"Among aquatic animals, those are edible which have fins and scales; not those, however, which (like the eel) resemble the reptile family and exhibit no ..."

2. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1904)
"... states of America. the revolting diet of a large portion of the reptile family. The most atrocious cannibal among all the snakes is the king cobra. ..."

3. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"These structures may have developed through social or racial competition and selection within this reptile family rather than as offensive or defensive ..."

4. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"From his figures, it is clear that three of the dentaries (UCLA-VP-1973, 1974, and 1975) belong to members of the reptile family ..."

5. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"From his figures, it is clear that three of the dentaries (UCLA-VP-1973, 1974, and 1975) belong to members of the reptile family ..."

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