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Definition 1: any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for reptile in the sense of this definition

(reptile is a kind of ...) animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium

(... is a kind of reptile ) primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles

(... is a kind of reptile ) reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye

(... is a kind of reptile ) used in former classifications to include all living reptiles except turtles; superseded by the two subclasses Lepidosauria and Archosauria

(... is a kind of reptile ) extinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull

(... is a member of reptile) class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals

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