Definition of Sand lizard

1. Noun. A common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asia.

Exact synonyms: Lacerta Agilis
Generic synonyms: Lacertid, Lacertid Lizard
Group relationships: Genus Lacerta, Lacerta



2. Noun. One of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States.
Exact synonyms: Side-blotched Lizard, Uta Stansburiana
Generic synonyms: Iguanid, Iguanid Lizard
Group relationships: Genus Uta, Uta

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Lizard

sand down
sand dropseed
sand dune
sand dunes
sand eel
sand flea
sand fleas
sand fly
sand grouse
sand hog
sand hopper
sand iron
sand lance
sand launce
sand leek
sand lizard (current term)
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges

Literary usage of Sand lizard

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

1. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"PLAIN sand lizard. Uma inornata COPE, Am. Nat. 1895, p. 939 (type locality Colorado Desert, San Diego Co., Cai.). Description. ..."

2. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1889)
"But it is not possible, under any conditions, that the blind - worm and the sand-lizard should ever do, or have done, the terrible deeds ascribe l to them. ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"The characters which distinguish the Sand-Lizard from L. ... The Sand-Lizard has usually a single postnasal and two superposed anterior ..."

4. Illustrated Natural History for Young People by John George Wood (1882)
"sand lizard.— Lacerta The common lizard is only six inches in length. It is more active than the sand lizard, disappearing like magic on being alarmed. ..."

5. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"PLAIN sand lizard. Uma inornata COPE, Am. Nat. 1895, p. 939 (type locality Colorado Desert, San Diego Co., Cai.). Description. ..."

6. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1889)
"But it is not possible, under any conditions, that the blind - worm and the sand-lizard should ever do, or have done, the terrible deeds ascribe l to them. ..."

7. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"The characters which distinguish the Sand-Lizard from L. ... The Sand-Lizard has usually a single postnasal and two superposed anterior ..."

8. Illustrated Natural History for Young People by John George Wood (1882)
"sand lizard.— Lacerta The common lizard is only six inches in length. It is more active than the sand lizard, disappearing like magic on being alarmed. ..."

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