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cay·man

 (kā′mən)
n.
Variant of caiman.

cayman

(ˈkeɪmən) or

caiman

n, pl -mans
(Animals) any tropical American crocodilian of the genus Caiman and related genera, similar to alligators but with a more heavily armoured belly: family Alligatoridae (alligators, etc)
[C16: from Spanish caimán, from Carib cayman, probably of African origin]

cai•man

or cay•man

(ˈkeɪ mən)

n., pl. -mans.
any of several tropical American crocodilians of the genus Caiman and allied genera.
[1570–80; < Sp caimán < Carib]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cayman - a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored bellycayman - a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly
crocodilian, crocodilian reptile - extant archosaurian reptile
genus Caiman - caimans
Caiman sclerops, spectacled caiman - caiman with bony ridges about the eyes; found from southern Mexico to Argentina
Translations

cayman

[ˈkeɪmən]
A. Ncaimán m
B. CPD the Cayman Islands NPLlas Islas Caimán

cayman

[ˈkeɪmən] ncaimano
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