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iguana

noun igua·na \i-ˈgwä-nə\

: a large lizard that lives in the tropical regions of Central and South America

Full Definition of IGUANA

:  any of various large chiefly herbivorous usually green or brownish tropical American lizards (family Iguanidae, the iguana family) that have a serrated dorsal crest and large dewlap; broadly :  any of various large lizards
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Origin of IGUANA

Spanish, from Arawak & Carib iwana
First Known Use: 1555
IGUANAS Defined for Kids

iguana

noun igua·na \i-ˈgwä-nə\

Definition of IGUANA for Kids

:  a large tropical American lizard with a ridge of tall scales along its back

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