cayman

[key-muhn]
noun, plural caymans.
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cayman or caiman (ˈkeɪmən)
 
n , pl -mans
any tropical American crocodilian of the genus Caiman and related genera, similar to alligators but with a more heavily armoured belly: family Alligatoridae (alligators, etc)
 
[C16: from Spanish caiman, from Carib cayman, probably of African origin]
 
caiman or caiman
 
n
 
[C16: from Spanish caiman, from Carib cayman, probably of African origin]

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Another notable fauna is the endangered blue iguana, which is native to grand cayman.
The government maintains a satellite clinic on little cayman.
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