alligator means: Large aquatic reptile with a length of up to 19 feet. It is only found in the Gulf States and Louisiana, where it can be purchased. The meat of alligators can be mildly to very strongly flavoured. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does alligator mean?

One of the two semi-aquatic large reptiles is acceptable. Mississipiensis Alligator The southeast United States A. sinensis China has sharp teeth and strong jaws. Their snout is shorter and wider than crocodiles. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Leather made with the hide from one of these reptiles (in Merlin Dictionary)

An instrument or fastener with strong, adjustable and often toothed jaws. (in Merlin Dictionary)