HyperDic: iguanid

English > 1 sense of the word iguanid:
NOUNanimaliguanid, iguanid lizardlizards of the New World and Madagascar / Madagascar and some Pacific islands
English > iguanid: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglizards of the New World and Madagascar / Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males.
Synonymiguanid lizard
Member ofIguanidae, family Iguanidae, Iguania, family IguaniaNew World lizards
NarrowerAmerican chameleon, anole, Anolis carolinensissmall arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color
basilisksmall crested arboreal lizard able to run on its hind legs
chuckwalla, Sauromalus obesusA herbivorous lizard that lives among rocks in the arid parts of southwestern United States and Mexico
collared lizardAny of several robust long-tailed lizards with collars of two dark bands
common iguana, iguana, Iguana iguanalarge herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back
desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalissmall long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
earless lizardAny of several slender lizards without external ear openings
fringe-toed lizard, Uma notataWith long pointed scales around toes
horned lizard, horned toad, horny froginsectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body
leopard lizardAny of several large lizards with many dark spots
marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatusshore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands
side-blotched lizard, sand lizard, Uta stansburianaOne of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States
spiny lizardAny of numerous lizards with overlapping ridged pointed scales
tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatusA climbing lizard of western United States and northern Mexico
zebra-tailed lizard, gridiron-tailed lizard, Callisaurus draconoidesswift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs
Broaderlizardrelatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail

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