Definition of Genus Basiliscus
1. Noun. A reptile genus of Iguanidae.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Iguania, Family Iguanidae, Iguania, Iguanidae
Member holonyms: Basilisk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Basiliscus
Literary usage of Genus Basiliscus
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1. The Visitor, Or, Monthly Instructor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1838)
"The genus Basiliscus, Daud., differs from the iguana in wanting, femoral pores ; the body is covered with small scales, and along the back and tail there ..."