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Definition of "cayman" [cay•man]

  • Variant of caiman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cayman" in a sentence
  • "The second night's attempt upon the cayman was a repetition of the first, quite unsuccessful."
  • "The animal called the cayman, at Batabano, died on the way, and was not brought to us, so that we could make no comparison of the two species."
  • "On mud banks we saw the crocodile, "cayman" they call it."