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rep·til·i·an

 (rĕp-tĭl′ē-ən, -tĭl′yən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to reptiles.
2. Resembling or characteristic of a reptile.
3. Despicable; treacherous.
n.
A reptile.

reptilian

(rɛpˈtɪlɪən)
adj
1. (Zoology) of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of reptiles
2. mean or treacherous; contemptible: reptilian behaviour.
n
3. (Animals) a less common name for reptile
4. (Zoology) a less common name for reptile

rep•til•i•an

(rɛpˈtɪl i ən, -ˈtɪl yən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the reptiles.
2. characteristic of or resembling a reptile.
3. groveling and contemptible.
4. mean; treacherous; harmful.
n.
5. a reptile.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reptilian - any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct formsreptilian - any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
class Reptilia, Reptilia - 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
anapsid, anapsid reptile - primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles
diapsid, diapsid reptile - reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
Diapsida, subclass Diapsida - used in former classifications to include all living reptiles except turtles; superseded by the two subclasses Lepidosauria and Archosauria
synapsid, synapsid reptile - extinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull
Adj.1.reptilian - of or relating to the class Reptilia

reptilian

adjective
1. reptile-like, reptile, cold-blooded, crocodilian, ophidian a prehistoric jungle occupied by reptilian creatures
Translations
من الزَحّافات
plazí
krybdyr-krybdyrsagtig
skriîdÿrs-
charakteristický pre plazy

reptilian

[repˈtɪlɪən]
A. ADJreptil
B. Nreptil m

reptilian

[rɛpˈtɪliən] adj
[creature] → reptilien(ne)
(fig)reptilien(ne)

reptilian

adjreptilartig; (fig pej)kriecherisch (pej)
nReptil nt, → Kriechtier nt

reptile

(ˈreptail) noun
any of the group of cold-blooded animals to which snakes, lizards, crocodiles etc belong.
repˈtilian (-ˈti-) adjective