crocodile skin

crocodile skin
Australian Slang
badly sun-damaged skin

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Crocodile skin — badly sun damaged skin …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • crocodile skin — see ichthyosis …   Medical dictionary

  • crocodile — ► NOUN 1) a large predatory semiaquatic reptile with long jaws, long tail, short legs, and a horny textured skin. 2) leather made from crocodile skin. 3) Brit. informal a line of schoolchildren walking in pairs. ORIGIN Old French cocodrille, from …   English terms dictionary

  • skin — [[t]skɪ̱n[/t]] ♦♦ skins, skinning, skinned 1) N VAR Your skin is the natural covering of your body. His skin is clear and smooth... There are three major types of skin cancer... The only difference between us is the colour of our skins. 2) N VAR …   English dictionary

  • crocodile — noun 1》 a large predatory semiaquatic reptile with long jaws, long tail, short legs, and a horny textured skin. [Crocodylus and other genera.] 2》 leather made from crocodile skin, used especially to make bags and shoes. 3》 Brit. informal a line… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge — IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape) …   Wikipedia

  • Crocodile (Dexter) — Crocodile Dexter episode Dexter opens the fridge to look at his doll parts. Episode …   Wikipedia

  • crocodile — [kräk′ə dīl΄] n. [ME cocodril < OFr cocodrille < ML cocodrillus, altered < L crocodilus < Gr krokodilos, lizard (hence, “lizard of the Nile,” crocodile) < * krokodrilos < krokē, pebble, gravel (? akin to Sans sa̍rkarā, SUGAR) +… …   English World dictionary

  • Crocodile — For other uses, see Crocodile (disambiguation). For differences between alligators and crocodiles, see Crocodilia#Differences between alligators and crocodiles. Bilateria Crocodiles Temporal range: Eocene – Recent, 55–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • crocodile — crocodiloid /krok euh dil oyd, krok euh duy loyd/, adj. /krok euh duyl /, n. 1. any of several crocodilians of the genus Crocodylus, found in sluggish waters and swamps of the tropics. 2. any reptile of the order Crocodylia; crocodilian. 3. the… …   Universalium

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