noun ma·bu·ya \məˈbüyə\

Definition of mabuya

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of insectivorous lizards (family Scincidae) common about houses in Central and South America

  2. 2 plural -s :  a lizard of the genus Mabuya

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Origin and Etymology of mabuya

New Latin, from American Spanish, lizard of the genus Mabuya

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