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igor ivanovich sikorsky | igor sikorsky | igor stravinsky | igor tamm | igor yevgeneevich tamm | iguana | iguana iguana | iguania | iguanian | iguanid | iguanid lizard

iguana

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i=gua=na

CIDE DICTIONARY

iguanan. [Sp. iguana, from the native name in Haiti. Cf. Guana.].
     Any species of the genus Iguana, a genus of large American lizards of the family Iguanidæ. They are arboreal in their habits, usually green in color, and feed chiefly upon fruits.  [1913 Webster]
    " The common iguana (Iguana tuberculata) of the West Indies and South America is sometimes five feet long. Its flesh is highly prized as food. The horned iguana (Iguana cornuta) has a conical horn between the eyes."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

iguana, n. any of various large lizards of the family Iguanidae native to America, the W. Indies, and the Pacific islands, having a dorsal crest and throat appendages.

Etymology
Sp. f. Carib iwana

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