crocodilian reptile

noun
extant archosaurian reptile
Syn: ↑crocodilian
Hypernyms: ↑diapsid, ↑diapsid reptile
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Crocodylia, ↑order Crocodylia, ↑Crocodilia, ↑order Crocodilia

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