A group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "galapagos" in a sentence
"Just what part of the galapagos is the phanatic from?"
"He writes of the natives as though they were interesting animal specimens, like rhinoceroses or galapagos tortoises, not as though they were men."
"Speaking of Darwin in the Galapagos an article was published in the October issue of Diversion Magazine www.diversion.com about Harriet one of the 3 galapagos tortoises collected by Darwin and brought back to England and given to his friend John Wickham who retired from the navy and moved to Brisbane bringing them with him."