Etymology
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Words related to reptile

slink (v.)
Old English slincan "to creep, crawl" (of reptiles), from Proto-Germanic *slinkan (source also of Swedish slinka "to glide," Dutch slinken "to shrink, shrivel;" related to sling (v.)). Of persons, attested from late 14c. Related: Slinked; slinking.
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irreption (n.)
"a creeping in," 1590s, from Late Latin irreptionem (nominative irreptio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin irrepere, from assimilated form of in- "in" (from PIE root *en "in") + repere "to creep" (see reptile).
obreption (n.)

"the obtaining or trying to obtain something by craft or deception," 1610s, from Latin obreptionem (nominative obreptio)  "a creeping or stealing on," noun of action from past-participle stem of obrepere "to creep on, creep up to," from ob "on, to" (see ob-) + repere "to creep" (see reptile). Opposed to subreption, which is to obtain something by suppression of the truth. Related: Obreptious.

Reptilia (n.)

in biology, the class of cold-blooded, scaled vertebrates including the reptiles proper, mid-17c., from Latin plural of reptile (see reptile; also see -a (2)).

reptilian (adj.)

"of, resembling, or characteristic of reptiles," 1835, from reptile + -ian. Transferred meaning "malignant, cold, underhanded" is by 1859.