noun, plural cai·mans.
Origin of caiman
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Ours is the Caiman model, a 6x6 behemoth that weighs in at over 15 tons and makes Humvees shrivel up with feelings of inadequacy.
The Caiman offers a range of option packages, from bristling-with-machine-guns, to monster-truck-field-hospital.
Neither tortoise nor caiman paid any attention to their presence, but fought on pertinaciously.
Peters (1954:10) refuted Gadow's record on the basis that Gadow's collections contained no specimens of Caiman.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico|William E. Duellman
The jaguar, with his pliable paws and sharp subtle claws, is to them a more dreaded assailant than the crocodile or caiman.
In Caiman trigonatus, the third to the ninth supra-caudal rows have each a median single scute.
This family embraces three genera, readily distinguishable by osteological characters—Alligator, Caiman, and Jacare.