Definition of herptile in English:

herptile

Syllabification: herp·tile
Pronunciation: /ˌhərpˈtīl
 
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noun

  • A reptile or amphibian.
    More example sentences
    • I must confess to a lifelong fascination with ‘herptiles,’ snakes especially.
    • Proper heat can also determine if your herptile will eat and if they will digest the foods they eat.
    • Students will locate herptiles by sight or sound, analyze their characteristics, and classify them.

Origin

blend of herpetology and reptile.

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