from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several lizards of the genus Phrynosoma of western North America and Central America, having hornlike projections on the head, a spiny flattened body, and a short tail. Also called horned toad.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of some 14 species of lizard in the genus Phrynosoma, generally with wide toad-shaped bodies less than a foot long, noted for the horny structures on their heads.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the horned toad.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body; of western North America
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