reptilian etymology

English word reptilian comes from English -an, New Latin Reptilia

Detailed word origin of reptilian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-an English (eng) Appended to nouns to form an agent noun. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -an, females -(i)enne.). Of or pertaining to; an adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. (Often added to words of Latin origin, but also used with words of other origins. When a word ends in a, -n is used instead.).
Reptilia New Latin (la-new)
reptilian English (eng) (ufology) One of a race of extraterrestrial shape-shifters purported to secretly control the world.. A derogatory metaphor for Jews.. A reptile. Of or referring to reptiles.. Reptile-like.. Treacherous.

Words with the same origin as reptilian

Descendants of -an
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