Definition of Iguanid lizard

1. Noun. Lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Iguanid Lizard

ignoreth
ignoring
ignoscible
ignostic
ignosticism
ignostics
ignote
ignotine
ignotum per ignotius
igovomab
iguana
iguanas
iguanian
iguanians
iguanid
iguanid lizard (current term)
iguanids
iguanodon
iguanodons
iguanodont
iguanodonts
iguanoid
igumen
ihlang-ihlang
ihram
ihrams
iht
iid
ijaza
ijazah

Literary usage of Iguanid lizard

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... a stout-bodied iguanid lizard of the deserts of the Mexican border of the United States, distinguished by a single row of keeled scales along the spine. ..."

2. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1904)
"... seems highly probable, especially so in the light of the recent discovery of an iguanid lizard by Broom in the Karoo beds of South Africa. ..."

3. Denizens of the Desert: A Book of Southwestern Mammals, Birds, and Reptiles by Edmund Carroll Jaeger (1922)
"Not to mention the Gila Monster, the chuck- walla is our largest iguanid lizard, a full-grown individual attaining a length of eighteen inches. ..."

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