Definition of Iguana. Meaning of Iguana. Synonyms of Iguana

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Definition of Iguana

Iguana
Iguana I*gua"na, n. [Sp. iguana, from the native name in Hayti. Cf. Guana.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of the genus Iguana, a genus of large American lizards of the family Iguanid[ae]. They are arboreal in their habits, usually green in color, and feed chiefly upon fruits. Note: The common iguana (I. tuberculata) of the West Indies and South America is sometimes five feet long. Its flesh is highly prized as food. The horned iguana (I. cornuta) has a conical horn between the eyes.

Meaning of Iguana from wikipedia

- Iguana (/ɪˈɡwɑːnə/, Spanish: [iˈɣwana]) is a genus of herbivorous lizards that are native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, South America,...
- The green iguana (Iguana iguana), also known as the American iguana or the common green iguana, is a large, arboreal, mostly herbivorous species of lizard...
- The marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus), also known as the sea iguana, sal****er iguana, or Galápagos marine iguana, is a species of iguana found only...
- composed of iguanas and related species. This family consists of species such as the Green Iguana (Iguana iguana), the Lesser Antillean Iguana (Iguana delicatissima)...
- The blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), also known as the Grand Cayman ground iguana, Grand Cayman blue iguana or Cayman Island rock iguana, is an endangered...
- The Night of the Iguana is a 1964 American drama film directed by John Huston, based on the 1961 play of the same name by Tennessee Williams. It stars...
- The hybrid iguana is a first-generation hybrid, the result of intergeneric breeding between a male marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) and a female...
- The rhinoceros iguana (Cyclura cornuta) is an endangered species of iguana that is primarily found on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (shared by Haiti...
- green iguana (Iguana iguana) over the black iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata) in the region, though both are eaten. Proper preparation of the iguana requires...
- The desert iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsalis) is one of the most common lizards of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern...