Amblyrhynchus

noun

Am·​bly·​rhyn·​chus
ˌamblə̇ˈriŋkəs
: a genus of iguanid lizards containing only one species (A. cristatus) of the Galápagos islands

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from ambly- + -rhynchus

First Known Use

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 27 May. 2024.

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