Definition of uma
1 capitalized : a genus of American lizards (family Iguanidae) comprising the fringefoots
2 plural -s : fringefoot
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of uma
New Latin, perhaps from Aymara, head, helmet
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up uma? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).