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reptile   
      

It Has 7 letters ( r e p t i l e )         3 vowels ( e i e )         4 consonants ( r p t l )         Word on the contrary elitper

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

Middle English _reptil_, from Old French _reptile_, from Late Latin _rēptile_, neuter of _reptilis_ (“creeping”), from Latin _rēpō_ (“to creep”), from Proto-Indo-European _*rep-_ (“to creep, slink”) (Pokorny; Watkins, 1969).

Middle English reptil, from Old French reptile, from Late Latin rēptile, neuter of reptilis (creeping), from Latin rēpō (to creep), from Proto-Indo-European *rep- (to creep, slink) (Pokorny; Watkins, 1969).

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɹɪpˈtaɪl/ * (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛp.taɪl/ * Rhymes: -aɪl

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REPTILE (_plural_ REPTILES) * A cold-blooded vertebrate of the class _Reptilia_. * (figuratively) A mean or grovelling person. * Charles Dickens, _The Pickwick Papers_ "That REPTILE," whispered Pott, catching Mr. Pickwick by the arm, and pointing towards the stranger. "That reptile — Slurk, of the Independent!" HYPONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:reptile RELATED TERMS * mammal-like reptile * Reptilia * reptilian * reptilianness * reptiliology * reptiliologist * reptiliologists [1] TRANSLATIONS

reptile (plural reptiles)

  1. A cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia.
  2. (figuratively) A mean or grovelling person.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* herpetology * Category:en:Reptiles for a list of reptiles in English * REPTILE on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

REPTILE (_not comparable_) * Creeping; moving on the belly, or by means of small and short legs. * Grovelling; low; vulgar. _a REPTILE race or crew; REPTILE vices_ * Burke There is also a false, REPTILE prudence, the result not of caution, but of fear. * Coleridge And dislodge their REPTILE souls / From the bodies and forms of men.

reptile (not comparable)

  1. Creeping; moving on the belly, or by means of small and short legs.
  2. Grovelling; low; vulgar.
    a reptile race or crew; reptile vices

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* Peltier, perlite

Which the in categoryLATIN - ADJECTIVE
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Latin - Adjective

RĒPTILE * neuter nominative singular of _rēptilis_ * neuter accusative singular of _rēptilis_ * neuter vocative singular of _rēptilis_

rēptile

  1. neuter nominative singular of rēptilis
  2. neuter accusative singular of rēptilis
  3. neuter vocative singular of rēptilis


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