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Meaning of REPTILIAN

Pronunciation:  rep'tileeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises turtles snakes lizards alligators crocodiles and extinct forms
  2. [adj]  of or relating to the class Reptilia

REPTILIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: reptile
 See Also: anapsid, anapsid reptile, class Reptilia, craniate, diapsid, diapsid reptile, Diapsida, Reptilia, subclass Diapsida, synapsid, synapsid reptile, vertebrate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Rep*til"i*an\ (-an), a.
    Belonging to the reptiles.
    {Reptilian age} (Geol.), that part of geological time
       comprising the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods,
       and distinguished as that era in which the class of
       reptiles attained its highest expansion; -- called also
       the {Secondary} or {Mezozoic} age.
  2. \Rep*til"i*an\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    One of the Reptilia; a reptile.