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[krok] /krɒk/
noun, Informal.
Origin of croc
1880-85; by shortening Unabridged
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Examples from the web for croc
  • 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.
  • If there are no cell towers nearby, it stores the data until the croc nears the next tower.
  • Leslie wasn't sure, because so little is known about the delta's croc population.
  • The plovers eat tiny animals stuck to a croc's teeth.
British Dictionary definitions for croc


short for crocodile (sense 1), crocodile (sense 2), crocodile (sense 3)
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