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English noun: alligator

1. alligator (substance) leather made from alligator's hide

Broader (hypernym)leather

2. alligator (animal) either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts


Broader (hypernym)crocodilian, crocodilian reptile

Narrower (hyponym)Alligator mississipiensis, Alligator sinensis, American alligator, Chinese alligator

Member meronymgenus Alligator

English verb: alligator

1. alligator (change) crack and acquire the appearance of alligator hide, as from weathering or improper application; of paint and varnishes

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)crack

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