Definition of Flying lizard
1. Noun. Any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body.
Generic synonyms: Agamid, Agamid Lizard
Group relationships: Draco, Genus Draco
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flying Lizard
Literary usage of Flying lizard
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1. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"The flying lemur, flying squirrel, and flying lizard afford examples of the former, and the flying fish of the latter. ..."
2. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"The crocodile and the shark are regarded as brothers, and whenever a flying lizard learns from its Chief that any person's stone (representing his soul) is ..."