croc

[krok]
noun Informal.

Origin:
1880–85; by shortening

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croc (krɒk)
 
n
crocodile crocodile short for crocodile

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croc
crocodile
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Example sentences
Yet features of its nostrils and eye socket, and a distinctive groove in its
  jaw mark it as a croc.
They were not some early croc offshoot that filled the niche that would later
  be occupied by predatory dinosaurs.
She toted the medium version in oyster croc last week.
The croc was quickly lowered back to the ground before the tree or our gear
  gave way.
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