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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
a word not used in the A.V., which designates this class of animals by the term "creeping thing" (q.v.), but covers thereby a much wider range of creatures. The following are the true reptilia mentioned in Scripture. They almost exclusively consist of various unknown species of serpents and lizards. Of course both these classes were unclean to the Hebrews.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Reptile'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/r/reptile.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.