Translation of crocodile in Spanish:

crocodile

cocodrilo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkrɒkədʌɪl//ˈkrɑkəˌdaɪl/

noun

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    • 1.1Zoology
      (reptile)

      cocodrilo masculine
      • We turn next to crocodiles and alligators, in which the heart has two anatomically separate ventricles.
      • Some apes were killed by predators such as crocodiles when they went to drink out of the lake.
      • After two more sightings of giant reptiles, both crocodiles, we pulled into a small cove.
      • After all, crocodiles are cold-blooded reptiles, and don't live in these climes.
      • Their descendants include extant species such as birds, crocodiles and alligators.
      • Caiman belong to the group known as crocodilians, which also includes alligators and crocodiles.
      • Many of the children were surprised at the texture of the crocodile's skin.
      • Alligators and crocodiles have dots on their skin that scientists have long suspected to be sense organs.
      • Our streams and rivers teem with crocodiles, gharials and a large variety of fish, turtles and dolphins.
      • It probably lived in a shallow lake populated by dinosaurs, crocodiles, turtles, and numerous types of fish.
      • Man is the primary predator, but others include leopards, crocodiles, and birds.
      • Hunted extensively for their skins, large crocodiles are becoming increasingly rare.
      • Saltwater crocodiles and other crocodile species are the most likely predators of smooth-coated otters.
      • The surviving sauropsids include turtles, lizards, crocodiles and birds, all of which are still around today.
      • Alligators and crocodiles have nerves in their teeth, and when they feel the bar, they chomp down.
      • They could see the scaled skin of crocodiles and alligators along with an assortment of fish swimming about.
      • Their heads were akin to those of a crocodile, with short yellow teeth protruding over scaled lips, and the long snout jutting forwards.
      • The tail sweep of a tuna, a newt, a crocodile, or a whale is the leverage act of the backbone pushing water with the expanded tail.
      • Most of us aren't going to see a crocodile or an alligator in the wild.
      • Snakes, crocodiles, and crabs scurry and swim about the forest floor.

    • 1.2(skin)

      cuero de cocodrilo masculine
      piel de cocodrilo feminine Mexico Spain
      • Karl Lagerfeld, dressed in knee-high crocodile boots and a leather choker, was one of the speakers.
      • Ranging in price from $175 to $500, each handbag is crafted from either calf hide, lambskin, or crocodile.
      • It's like having ivory on your mantelpiece and crocodile shoes in your closet.
      • Shoes are sling-backed heels of crocodile and patent leather.
      • Accessories include wedged shoes in crocodile, aged leather belts cinched around jackets and blazers recalling Dr. Zhivago.
      • Coupled with his navy crocodile shoes, Muhammad sees it as a sure bargain.
      • Crocodile is huge for autumn.
      • Your jacket, sneakers, and the cell phone in your pocket become an Italian suit, crocodile shoes, and high-caliber pistol.
      • Guys with painted shirts and vests underneath, big turn-up jeans and crocodile shoes.
      • The new boutique is a wonder of luxury: the major part of the store's furnishings are covered in chic and pricey crocodile.
      • He used the corset look to great effect, particularly when he paired a white crocodile bustier with a black silk chiffon petal skirt and a rose silk faille bustier with a black silk chiffon lace inset skirt.
      • Shoes are pointed and classic in crocodile and patterned leather with a lace or side buckle.
      • He offers perhaps the widest range of exotic leathers, from crocodile to shark.

  • 2British informal

    (line)
    (de dos en dos) fila feminine
    to walk in a crocodile (de dos en dos) caminar en fila
    • The crocodile involves the group walking one behind another and throwing a ball back down the line.
    • The owner of one stall enthused about the rich tradition of cheesemaking he'd inherited, along with his flock of sheep, to a crocodile of rapt schoolchildren.
    • For example, when a school crocodile passed, the eye would count it as one person.
    • Kids and not-kids and people so far from being kids they were coming round for a second chance formed a long crocodile queue round and round the shop, up and down the aisles, all lined up to pay for their copies.
    • They wore uniform, had uniform haircuts, slept in large dormitories known as wards, and walked everywhere crocodile fashion.
    • Will the UK scheme to walk a crocodile of children to school give them independence - or simply embarrass them?
    • As a crocodile of children snaked their way through the school gates of a Hampshire school there was no sign that a black panther could be at large.