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crŏcŏdīlus, i, m., = κροκόδειλος, a crocodile, Plin. 8, 25, 37, 89 sq.; 28, 8, 28, 107 sq.; Cic. N. D. 2, 48, 124; 2, 52, 129; 1, 29, 82; Sen. Q. N. 4, 2, 13.—In the metathesis corcŏdīlus, Phaedr. 1, 25, 4 and 6; Mart. 3, 93, 7 Schneid.; cf. Ritschl in Rhein. Mus. vol. 9, p. 478 sq.