teguexin

noun
te·​guex·​in | \ tə̇ˈgweksə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of teguexin

: a bluish black teju (Tupinambis teguixin) with pale or whitish yellow spots on the back

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History and Etymology for teguexin

New Latin teguixin (specific epithet of Tupin-ambis teguixin, genus of lizards), from Nahuatl tecoixin, tecuixin

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“Teguexin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teguexin. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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