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herptile

(ˈhɜːpˌtaɪl)
adj
(Zoology) chiefly US denoting, relating to, or characterizing both reptiles and amphibians
[from Greek herp(eton) (see herpetology) + (rep)tile]
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herptile

- Another word for reptile or amphibian.
See also related terms for reptile.
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