from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various small, long-tailed, insect-eating lizards of the family Agamidae, found in the Old World tropics.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the various small, long-tailed lizards of the subfamily Agaminae, especially in genera Acanthocercus, Agama, Dendragama, Laudakia, Phrynocephalus, Trapelus and Xenagama.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of small saurian reptiles, typical of the family Agamidæ (which see).
- n. [l. c] A member or species of the genus Agama, or of closely related genera: with a plural, agamas (-mäz).
- The agamous division of mollusks. See agamous, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World
American Spanish, of Cariban origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)