Meaning of iguana

i•gua•na

Pronunciation: (i-gwä'nu), [key]
— n.
  1. a large, arboreal lizard, Iguana iguana, native to Central and South America, having stout legs and a crest of spines from neck to tail.
  2. any of various related lizards of the genera Iguana, Ctenosaura, Conolophus, and Amblyrhynchus.
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