from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of reptiles including the crocodiles, gavials, alligators, and many extinct kinds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of Reptilia, formerly included with Lacertilia in Sauria, now separated as the highest existing reptiles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. crocodiles; alligators; caimans; gavials
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The blind end of the large intestine, cephalad to the opening of the small intestine, projects forward, dorsal to the gizzard, as a sort of caecum, _ce_, though this structure is generally stated to be wanting in the crocodilia, and is not seen in the next stage.
Pakasuchus is a distant relative of animals from the reptile order crocodilia.