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Definition of Alligator snapper

Alligator snapper
Alligator Al"li*ga`tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See Lizard.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has a shorter and broader snout than the crocodile, and the large teeth of the lower jaw shut into pits in the upper jaw, which has no marginal notches. Besides the common species of the southern United States, there are allied species in South America. 2. (Mech.) Any machine with strong jaws, one of which opens like the movable jaw of an alligator; as, (a) (Metal Working) a form of squeezer for the puddle ball; (b) (Mining) a rock breaker; (c) (Printing) a kind of job press, called also alligator press. Alligator apple (Bot.), the fruit of the Anona palustris, a West Indian tree. It is said to be narcotic in its properties. --Loudon. Alligator fish (Zo["o]l.), a marine fish of northwestern America (Podothecus acipenserinus). Alligator gar (Zo["o]l.), one of the gar pikes (Lepidosteus spatula) found in the southern rivers of the United States. The name is also applied to other species of gar pikes. Alligator pear (Bot.), a corruption of Avocado pear. See Avocado. Alligator snapper, Alligator tortoise, Alligator turtle (Zo["o]l.), a very large and voracious turtle (Macrochelys lacertina) inhabiting the rivers of the southern United States. It sometimes reaches the weight of two hundred pounds. Unlike the common snapping turtle, to which the name is sometimes erroneously applied, it has a scaly head and many small scales beneath the tail. This name is sometimes given to other turtles, as to species of Trionyx. Alligator wood, the timber of a tree of the West Indies (Guarea Swartzii).

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- weighed at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago was a 16-year resident giant alligator snapper weighing 113 kg (249 lb), sent to the Tennessee Aquarium as part of...
- Resources from Wikiversity Data from Wikidata Chance the Snapper is a four to five foot long alligator that was found swimming in the Humboldt Park lagoon...
- shortened to "snapper" Common snapping turtle Alligator snapping turtle Sistrurus catenatus, also known as black snapper, a snake The Snapper (novel), a...
- Nova Scotia and Florida. The three species of Chelydra and the larger alligator snapping turtles (genus Macrochelys) are the only extant chelydrids, a...
- Alaska blackfish Albacore Alewife Alfonsino Algae eater Alligatorfish Alligator gar Amberjack - Seriola dumerili American sole Amur pike Anchovy Anemonefish...
- Sandhill crane Yellow-billed cuckoo Piping plover Bald eagle American alligator Eastern indigo snake Mangrove rivulus Opossum pipefish In 1984, the North...
- museum often makes bobbleheads for current events such as "Alligator Rob and Chance the Snapper" 2016 the museum produced a three foot tall bobblehead of...
- River Delta and features multi-species displays featuring the American alligator, turtles and gar. The Mobile Bay exhibit features a replica of the legs...
- Trout Redfish Pompano Drumfish Flounder Grouper Perch - many varieties Snapper - many varieties S****fish Crawfish (ecrevisse)- either wild swamp or farm-raised...
- Ratings 1 Costa Rica 1 September 2008 Indo-Pacific sailfish, pompano, red snapper, terrestrial crab, tuna, armadillo?, machaca 1.28m 2 Southern US 8 September...
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