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

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 27 Sep. 2022.

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