Amblyrhynchus

noun
Am·​bly·​rhyn·​chus | \ ˌamblə̇ˈriŋkəs \

Definition of Amblyrhynchus

: a genus of iguanid lizards containing only one species (A. cristatus) of the Galápagos islands

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First Known Use of Amblyrhynchus

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amblyrhynchus

New Latin, from ambly- + -rhynchus

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The first known use of Amblyrhynchus was circa 1925

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“Amblyrhynchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amblyrhynchus. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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