from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several swift teiid lizards, especially Aspidoscelis sexlineata (syn. Cnemidophorus sexlineatus) of the United States and northern Mexico, having a brownish body with longitudinal light-colored stripes.

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  • noun very swift lizard of eastern and central United States


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  • An example would be trying to get a picture of a prairie racerunner sunning itself on a yucca stump; these lizards 10 "or so long, lightly built and * very* flighty. i'm doing good to get within 20-30 yards without them taking off and hiding.

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