Yacare

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Yacare

(Science: zoology) A south American crocodilian (jacare sclerops) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges.

Synonym: spectacled alligator, and spectacled cayman.

alternative forms: jacare.

The name is also applied to allied species.

See: jacare.

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