spiny lizard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spiny lizard any of numerous lizards with overlapping ridged pointed scales; of North America and Central America
    • n spiny lizard desert lizard that feeds on ants
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Usage

In literature:

I believe it is now thought that the spider of the Scriptures was a kind of spiny lizard called the Gecko.
"Wild Nature Won By Kindness" by Elizabeth Brightwen
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