basiliscus definition

  • noun:
    • A basilisk.
    • In ornithology, an old and disused title of tiny crested or golden-crowned wren of European countries, Regulus cristatus.
    • [NL.] A genus of saurian reptiles, or Lacertilia, for the family Iguanidæ (previously held to-be of better degree than now), characterized essentially by the existence of a continuing median dorsal crest along the as well as end, erectile at might.
    • a reptile genus of Iguanidae

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