Definition of Desert iguana

1. Noun. Small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Dipsosaurus Dorsalis
Generic synonyms: Iguanid, Iguanid Lizard
Group relationships: Dipsosaurus, Genus Dipsosaurus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Desert Iguana

desert boot
desert cat
desert cats
desert climate
desert fever
desert four o'clock
desert hare
desert hares
desert holly
desert iguana (current term)
desert island
desert islands
desert lynx
desert mariposa tulip
desert olive
desert paintbrush
desert pavement
desert pavements
desert pea
desert plant
desert plume
desert rat
desert rheumatism
desert rose

Literary usage of Desert iguana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Genus Dipsosaurus. Si%e small—about twelve inches. Pale brown, a net-work of darker brown. desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis. Distribution. ..."

2. All About Animals Around the World by Lisa Vitarisi Mathews (2005)
"Down in the desert where the cactuses grow, a desert iguana scurried by, and I said Whoa! Down in the desert where the cactuses grow, a roadrunner ran by, ..."

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