Iguanid
Iguanid \I*gua"nid\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Iguanoid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • iguanid — /i gwah nid/, n. 1. any of numerous lizards of the family Iguanidae, of the New World, Madagascar, and several islands of the South Pacific, comprising terrestrial, semiaquatic, and arboreal species typically with a long tail and, in the male, a… …   Universalium

  • iguanid — noun lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males • Syn: ↑iguanid lizard • Hypernyms: ↑lizard • Hyponyms: ↑common iguana, ↑iguana, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • iguanid — noun Any lizard of the family Iguanidae …   Wiktionary

  • iguanid — igua·nid …   English syllables

  • iguanid — i•gua•nid [[t]ɪˈgwɑ nɪd[/t]] n. 1) ram any lizard of the family Iguanidae, typically with a long tail and, in the male, a bright expandable throat patch 2) ram belonging or pertaining to the iguanids • Etymology: 1885–95; < NL… …   From formal English to slang

  • iguanid — /ɪˈgwanɪd/ (say i gwahnid), /ɪgjuˈanɪd/ (say igyooh ahnid) noun any lizard of the family Iguanidae, having widespread distribution among tropical islands of the Southern Hemisphere, most of which are arboreal to a certain extent, a few species… …   Australian English dictionary

  • iguanid lizard — noun lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males • Syn: ↑iguanid • Hypernyms: ↑lizard • Hyponyms: ↑common iguana, ↑iguana, ↑Iguana …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plasmodium species infecting reptiles — Over 90 species and subspecies of Plasmodium infect lizards. They have been reported from over 3200 species of lizard but only 29 species of snake. Three species P. pessoai , P. tomodoni and P. wenyoni infect snakes. These species belong to the… …   Wikipedia

  • reptile — reptilelike, adj. reptiloid /rep tl oyd /, adj. /rep til, tuyl/, n. 1. any cold blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia, comprising the turtles, snakes, lizards, crocodilians, amphisbaenians, tuatara, and various extinct members including the… …   Universalium

  • Cyclura nubila — Cuban rock iguana Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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