caiman caiman

Definition(s):

  • (n) a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly

Usage(s):

  • In the past year several of the most popular churrascarias--the all-you-can-eat meat emporiums for which Brazil is famous--have begun serving jabali (wild boar), caiman (a South .

News

  • Nile Crocodiles May Look Tough, But They Can Be Sensitive Too

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Crocodiles may look tough, but they can also be very sensitive -- particularly when it comes to detecting touch, temperature, or chemicals in their watery environment. Previous research has shown that crocodilians , which includes alligators, gharials and caimans, detect a multitude of information through integumentary sensory organs (ISO ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: redOrbit

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  • "His comments were based on the widely-discussed 1791 slave rebellion led by Boukman Dutty at Bois Caiman, where the slaves allegedly made a famous pact with the devil in exchange for victory over the French," a statement from Robertson website...
    on Jan 15, 2010 By: Pat Robertson Source: Dscriber

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