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reptile

1. (Science: zoology) An animal that crawls, or moves on its belly, as snakes, or by means of small, short legs, as lizards, and the like. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path; But he that has humanity, forewarned, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. (Cowper)

2. (Science: zoology) One of the reptilia, or one of the amphibia.

The amphibians were formerly classed with reptilia, and are still popularly called reptiles, though much more closely allied to the fishes.

3. A groveling or very mean person.


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Re: Chicken or egg formed first

... we consider it for only few thousand years. If we digging the phylogeny of chicken (a bird) for some hundred million years, which is evolved from reptiles, digging the phylogeny from reptiles shows following order amphibians, fishes, invertebrates finally prokaryotes. Up to invertebrate has egg ...

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Chicken or egg formed first

... a chicken, later formed from egg. If we follow egg-chicken story in chronological order (follow the phylogeny), egg-chicken-egg-chicken-egg-…………..-reptiles-egg…………-amphibians-egg…………..-fishes-egg…………..-invertebrate- egg …………prokaryotes-prokaryote-prokaryote…… So very distant ancestors of chicken ...

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Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:39 am
 
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Chicken or egg formed first

... we consider it for only few thousand years. If we digging the phylogeny of chicken (a bird) for some hundred million years, which is evolved from reptiles, digging the phylogeny from reptiles shows following order amphibians, fishes, invertebrates finally prokaryotes. Up to invertebrate has egg ...

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Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:14 pm
 
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