Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See the extract.
  • noun The name in Cuba for the lace-like inner bark of the blue or mountain mahoe, Pariti elatum, a malvaceous tree 50 to 60 feet high.
  • noun The tuberculated lizard, Iguana tuberculata: same as iguana.
  • noun The great New Zealand lizard, Hatteria punctata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) See iguana.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun US A contraction of iguana (the lizard) made in British colonial America. (Reference: The Dinkum Dictionary : The Origins of Australian Words, Susan Butler, Text Publishing, 2001, ISBN 187648585X.)

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  • New precision in identifying unseen animals: "Look at those tracks! It must have been a big buck. But wait...that's guana. I guess it was a VERY big doe."

    July 11, 2007

  • Female guano?

    Eew.

    July 11, 2007

  • An iguana with inner knowledge?

    (See gnosis/ignosis)

    July 10, 2007