Definition of herp in English:

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Pronunciation: /hərp/


Short for herptile.
Example sentences
  • In the aridlands of North America, several isolating events are evident in the phylogeographic patterns of birds, mammals and herps.
  • Suffice it to say that a significant number of taxa of mammals, herps and birds show a concordant phylogeographic division in Baja California.
  • The split between Sonoran and Chihuahuan populations is less extensive, appearing in two of five species of birds, and potentially higher percentages of mammals and herps.

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Syllabification: herp

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