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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Spanish
Origin: el lagarto 'the lizard', from Latin lacerta; LIZARD

alligator

noun
     
alligator
Related topics: Animals
al‧li‧ga‧tor
1 [countable]HBA a large animal with a long mouth and tail and sharp teeth that lives in the hot wet parts of the US and China
2 [uncountable]HBATI the skin of this animal used as leather:
alligator shoes

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