from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Australian lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingi) having a broad contractile membrane extending from the neck and throat that can be extended like a ruff when the mouth is opened.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lizard with a wide, contractile membranous frill extending from the neck and throat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a large Australian lizard (Chlamydosaurus Kingii) about three feet long, which has a large, erectile frill on each side of the neck.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large arboreal insectivorous Australian lizard with a ruff of skin around the neck
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.