leguan

noun

le·​guan
variants or leguaan
ləˈgwän
plural -s
: a large lizard
the leguan had the tortoise gripped in its jawsW. H. Archer

Word History

Etymology

probably from Dutch, from French l'iguane the iguana, from le the + iguane iguana, from Spanish iguana

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“Leguan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leguan. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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