Pronunciation: (tOO"u-tär'u), [key]
a large, primarily nocturnal, lizardlike reptile, Sphenodon punctatum, of islands near the coast of New Zealand: the only surviving rhynchocephalian. Also,tu•a•te•raPronunciation: (tOO"u-târ'u). [key]Also called sphenodon.
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