Definition of Caymans
1. Noun. (plural of cayman) ¹
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Definition of Caymans
1. cayman [n] - See also: cayman
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Literary usage of Caymans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Central America, the West Indies and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Henry Walter Bates (1885)
"The Animal Kingdom—caymans—The Peccary. In the slime and ooze of the rivers along the coast of Ecuador caymans are met with in vast numbers, ..."
2. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1889)
"REPTILES AND BATRACHIANS FROM THE caymans AND FROM THE BAHAMAS. ... At the time of making these collections the caymans were untrodden ground to workers in ..."
3. The Island of Cuba by Alexander von Humboldt, John S. Thrasher (1856)
"... encroachments of the sea— Gloom of the marshes—Cocodrilos and caymans—Their habita and characteristics—Specimens—Comparison with those of South ..."
4. Twenty Years in the Philippines [1819-1839] by Paul Proust de La Gironiere (1854)
"... Disposition—Hospitality and Respect for Old Age—Tagal Marriage Ceremony—Indian Legal Eloquence—Explanation of the Matrimonial Speeches—The caymans, ..."
5. The History of the Buccaneers of America: Containing Detailed Accounts of by ------ de Montauban, Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, Basil Ringrose, Ravenau de Lussan, Oliver I. Perkins (1856)
"... of caymans. CHAPTER V. Of all the Sorts of Quadrupeds and Birds of this Island : as also a Relation of the French Buccaneers. ..."
6. America and the West Indies: Geographically Described by George Long, George Tucker, George Richardson Porter, Wilhelm Wittich (1845)
"... Roatan, the caymans, Isla de Pinos. UNDER this denomination are comprehended all the islands which divide the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean, ..."
7. Reminiscences of South America: From Two and a Half Years' Residence in by Sir John Hawkshaw (1838)
"... parts the Waters — Natural History of the Aroa Valley—Mimosa—Bats—Ants—Butterfly and Spider Tribes —Mexican Hog—Reptiles—The Tapir—Birds—caymans—Sharks. ..."