from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See horned lizard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. any lizard of the genus Phrynosoma, of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called also horned lizard.
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- n. insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body; of western North America
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