Definition of Genus caiman

1. Noun. Caimans.

Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Alligatoridae, Family Alligatoridae
Member holonyms: Caiman, Cayman



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Caiman

genus Burmannia
genus Burmeisteria
genus Bursera
genus Butea
genus Buteo
genus Buxus
genus Cabomba
genus Cacajao
genus Cacalia
genus Cacatua
genus Cacicus
genus Cadra
genus Caenolestes
genus Caesalpinia
genus Caiman
genus Cairina
genus Cajanus
genus Cakile
genus Caladenia
genus Caladium
genus Calamagrostis
genus Calamintha
genus Calamus
genus Calandrinia
genus Calanthe
genus Calceolaria
genus Calendula
genus Calidris
genus Calla

Literary usage of Genus caiman

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1. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of by Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of British Guiana (1890)
"The species belonged to the old genus Caiman, with narrow elongate head, destitute of a frontal ridge, and quite distinct from the common " caiman" of the ..."

2. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1886)
"The cayman of Guiana belongs to a distinct genus, Caiman, and is characteristic of the rivers of tropical South America, ..."

3. Zoology by Alpheus Spring Packard (1883)
"The cayman of Guiana belongs to a distinct genus, Caiman, and is characteristic of the rivers of tropical South America. ..."

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