a slender marine , aspidophoroides monopterygius, of atlantic seas, having overlapping plates covering the body.
any of several related of the family agonidae.
- Alligator forceps
alligator forceps alligator forceps al·li·ga·tor forceps (āl’ĭ-gā’tər) n. long forceps with a small hinged jaw on the end.
- Alligator gar
a large, heavily scaled fish, lepisosteus spatula, with an elongated body and long snout, found mainly in shallow weedy fresh water in the southeastern u.s.
- Alligator lizard
any of several lizards of the genera algaria and gerrhonotus, of western north america, having shinglelike scales and a fold along each side that permits expansion.
- Alligator pepper
noun (mainly w african) a tropical african zingiberaceous plant, amomum melegueta, having red or orange spicy seed capsules the capsules or seeds of this plant, used as a spice
- Alligator shear
heavy shears for cutting metal slabs.