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Definition of the noun Iguanids

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Iguanids is the vernacular name of the Iguanidae, a family of Iguania.

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Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Iguanids enjoy wide adaption to a variety of habitats, ranging from deserts, steppes, rain forests, high mountains, and seacoasts. Among the better known iguanids is the marine iguana, which is found in vast numbers in the Galapagos Islands.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Typically, iguanids are longlimbed and agile. Dorsal crests, throat appendages, and 'helmets' are common. Iguana iguana (common iguana or green iguana) of S . American tropical forests is large (up to 1.8 m long), principally herbivorous, ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Freshwater turtles, geckos, iguanids, chameleons, skinks, lizards, and snakes ( Colubridae) comprise the 39 species of reptiles. Oustalet's chameleon (Furcifer oustaleti), jewel chameleon (Furcifer lateralis), stump-tailed chameleon ( Brookesia ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Among reptiles there are less peculiar forms, the boas and scytales being most conspicuous among snakes ; but there are several local families of lizards and many genera, the iguanids being widely developed, while the Varanidoe, ...

Google previewThe royal dictionary-cyclopædia, for universal reference, compiled under the direction of T. Wright (1862)

by Thomas Wright

A genua of saurian reptiles, pertaining to the section Pachyghssa, of the family iguanids, and containing many species, natives of Brazil, Cayenne, the Antilles, the Bahamas, Mexico, &c, characterized by a cutaneous, flaccid, gular pouch, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1911)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

As a rule the Iguanids and Varans are as bright as the Agamas are dull. Many have the power of changing colour, a faculty which they share only with various frogs, toads and fishes. Lizards are not poisonous, with the single exception of ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

These reptiles are active during the daylight hours, possess crests and dewlaps, and somewhat resemble the iguanids. The chameleon is any member of the Chamaeleontidae family of reptiles, resembling lizards, but having the interesting ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

Iguanids are found mainly in the New World but also occur in Madagascar and on some Pacific islands. — ORIGIN late 19th cent.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)

Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer

some tortoises, lizards and iguanids. While many plants are dispersed by a range of frugivores, others have a more specific interaction. Mistletoe (Viscum album) fruit is eaten regularly by ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1907)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language, Practical and Comprehensive; Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words ... by Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

Zoology; A genus of Iguanids ...

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Scrabble value of I1G2U1A1N1I1D2S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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