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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An alligator-like reptile of Central America and South America having a more heavily armored belly.

Usage examples (33)
  • Cox says he always wanted an alligator and a caiman was the closest thing.
  • No one was injured by the caiman, which is native to Central and South America.
  • This morning somebody shouted out 'caiman' and alligators along the banks slithered into the water.
  • Officials think it may be a released caiman or gator. for more
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