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


(Animals) chiefly informal US an alligator
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or gat•er

or 'gat•er

(ˈgeɪ tər)

Southern U.S. Informal. an alligator.
[1835–45, Amer.; shortened form]
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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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Among the targeted areas in Florida: upland habitat linked to the gator's ecosystem.
The Robotic Gator also can shuttle between supply bases and forward positions, conduct unmanned perimeter patrols and free advancing soldiers of the their backpacks, ammunition and other supplies.
That's when Dave grabbed the gator and commenced to hit Nancy.
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