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or ga·ter  (gā′tər)
n. Informal
An alligator.


(ˈɡeɪtə) or


(Animals) chiefly informal US an alligator


or gat•er

or 'gat•er

(ˈgeɪ tər)

Southern U.S. Informal. an alligator.
[1835–45, Amer.; shortened form]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gator - either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snoutsgator - either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
crocodilian, crocodilian reptile - extant archosaurian reptile
genus Alligator - type genus of the Alligatoridae
Alligator mississipiensis, American alligator - large alligator of the southeastern United States
Alligator sinensis, Chinese alligator - small alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digits
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