Jacare sclerops
Yacare Yac"a*re` (y[a^]k"[.a]*r[=a]`), n. [See Jacare.] (Zo["o]l.) A South American crocodilian ({Jacare sclerops}) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called also {spectacled alligator}, and {spectacled cayman}. [Written also {jacare}.] [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is also applied to allied species. [1913 Webster]


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  • jacare — Yacare Yac a*re (y[a^]k [.a]*r[=a] ), n. [See Jacare.] (Zo[ o]l.) A South American crocodilian ({Jacare sclerops}) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spectacled alligator — Yacare Yac a*re (y[a^]k [.a]*r[=a] ), n. [See Jacare.] (Zo[ o]l.) A South American crocodilian ({Jacare sclerops}) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spectacled cayman — Yacare Yac a*re (y[a^]k [.a]*r[=a] ), n. [See Jacare.] (Zo[ o]l.) A South American crocodilian ({Jacare sclerops}) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yacare — Yac a*re (y[a^]k [.a]*r[=a] ), n. [See Jacare.] (Zo[ o]l.) A South American crocodilian ({Jacare sclerops}) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Якаре — (Jacare) один из трех подродов, на которые обыкновенно делят американский род аллигаторов или кайманов (Alligator, Jacare и Caiman). От настоящих аллигаторов отличается существованием между глаз поперечного валика, а от настоящих кайманов не… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Alligatoren — (Alligatoridae Gray, v. span. el lagarto, »Eidechse«), Familie der Krokodile, namentlich durch den Zahnbau von den Gavialen und Krokodilen unterschieden; die Nackenschilder sind von den Rückenschildern getrennt, Bauchschilder sind meist vorhanden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alligator — Alligātor, Kaiman, nur in der Neuen Welt vorkommende Gattg. der Krokodile. Hierher A. lucĭus Cuv. (A. mississipiensis Daudin, Hechtschnauzenkrokodil oder Mississippikaiman), in den südl. Ver. Staaten, A. sclerops Schneid. (Brillenkaiman, Jacaré… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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