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Amblyrhynchus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Amblyrhynchus marine iguanas
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n amblyrhynchus A genus of iguanid lizards characteristic of the Galapagos islands: so called from the very blunt snout. There are two remarkable species, a marine one, A. cristatus, with compressed tail and partially webbed toes, and A. demarli, a land-lizard, with cylindric tail and un webbed toes.
    • n amblyrhynchus In ornithology: A genus of South American Icteridæ, or blackbirds.
    • n amblyrhynchus A genus of phalaropes.
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Usage

In literature:

These two species of Amblyrhynchus agree, as I have already stated, in their general structure, and in many of their habits.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
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