Metopoceros

noun Met·o·poc·e·ros \ˌmetəˈpäsərəs\

Definition of Metopoceros

  1. :  a genus of Iguanidae containing the horned iguana

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of metopoceros

New Latin, from Greek metōpon forehead + keras horn — more at metopion, horn


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Metopoceros? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!