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Meaning of IGUANA

Pronunciation:  i'gwânu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back; used as human food in Central and South America
 

IGUANA is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: common iguana, Iguana iguana
 
 See Also: genus Iguana, iguanid, iguanid lizard

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing an iguana in your dream, represents harshness, cold-heartedness, fierceness, and inhuman poise. It is an indication of both hostility and unstoppable determination. The iguana may remind you of someone or some situation in your waking life that you find frightening yet awe inspiring.
 

 

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