noun. a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly.
1. Noun, singular or mass Adaptations of this sort allow the jaguar to find food not only on the ground but in the plentiful rivers and streams of the Amazon, in the form of fish, turtles and caiman. 2. Adjective If liquids such as alcohol are allowed to soak in, caiman leather may stain or dry out more quickly.