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1. tuatara

noun. only extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New Zealand.

Synonyms

  • diapsid
  • Sphenodon punctatum
  • genus Sphenodon
  • diapsid reptile

Antonyms

  • subclass Anapsida
  • Anapsida
  • reptile
  • anapsid reptile

Etymology

  • tuatara (Maori)

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1. Noun, singular or mass
Scientists believe that it may help the tuatara determine time of day and season of year.

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