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reptilian
American English: /rɛpˈtɪljən/
British English: /rɛpˈtɪlɪən/

Translation of reptilian in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (Zoology)
    de los reptiles
    Example sentences
    • Dehydration can cause serious health problems in any reptilian species.
    • Let us consider first the simpler explanation of a series of morphological evolutionary changes in the evolution of avian feathers from reptilian scales.
    • At the time, paleontologists were stuck in a reptilian perspective on dinosaurs.
  • 2 (like a reptile) [literary]
    (features/smile)
    de reptil
    Example sentences
    • Mr. Chen laughed in his quiet, reptilian way.
    • He can feel Martin out there waiting his time with the cold reptilian patience of the perfect agent.
    • Her blue eyes, entirely void of make up, gave her face a strange, reptilian look.
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