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Cloaca vs. Reptile

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Cloacanoun

A sewer.

Reptilenoun

A cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia.

Cloacanoun

(zoology) The duct in reptiles, amphibians and birds, as well as most fish and some mammals, which serves as the common outlet for urination, defecation, and reproduction.

Reptilenoun

(figuratively) A mean or grovelling person.

Cloacanoun

An outhouse or lavatory.

Reptileadjective

Creeping; moving on the belly, or by means of small and short legs.

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Cloacanoun

A duct through which gangrenous material escapes a body.

Reptileadjective

Grovelling; low; vulgar.

‘a reptile race or crew; reptile vices’;

Cloacanoun

A sewer; as, the Cloaca Maxima of Rome.

Reptileadjective

Creeping; moving on the belly, or by means of small and short legs.

Cloacanoun

A privy.

Reptileadjective

Hence: Groveling; low; vulgar; as, a reptile race or crew; reptile vices.

‘There is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not of caution, but of fear.’; ‘And dislodge their reptile soulsFrom the bodies and forms of men.’;

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Cloacanoun

The common chamber into which the intestinal, urinary, and generative canals discharge in birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes.

Reptilenoun

An animal that crawls, or moves on its belly, as snakes,, or by means of small, short legs, as lizards, and the like.

‘An inadvertent step may crush the snailThat crawls at evening in the public path;But he that has humanity, forewarned,Will tread aside, and let the reptile live.’;

Cloacanoun

a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water

Reptilenoun

One of the Reptilia, or one of the Amphibia.

Cloaca

In animal anatomy, a cloaca ( kloh-AY-kə), plural cloacae ( kloh-AY-see or kloh-AY-kee) or cloacas, is the posterior orifice that serves as the only opening for the digestive, reproductive, and urinary tracts (if present) of many vertebrate animals. All amphibians, reptiles, birds, and a few mammals (monotremes, tenrecs, golden moles, and marsupial moles) have this orifice, from which they excrete both urine and feces; this is in contrast to most placental mammals, which have two or three separate orifices for evacuation.

Reptilenoun

A groveling or very mean person.

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Reptilenoun

any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises turtles snakes lizards alligators crocodiles and extinct forms

Reptile

Reptiles, as most commonly defined, are the animals in the class Reptilia , a paraphyletic grouping comprising all amniotes except synapsids (mammals and their extinct relatives) and Aves (birds). The class comprises turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.

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