Definitions starting with G

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guana

[Car.; aphetized form of Sp. iguana from Arawakan ioána (Taylor 1977:21)] n. the iguana, a large lizard: 1 73 1 The Guana (Lacertus indicus) (Catesby II 64). Guana have very scrubby skin. Some people in Androseat guana (Andros). (Gen.)

Tags: animal, aphesis, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-22 03:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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