from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A large stocky venomous lizard (Heloderma suspectum) of the southwest United States and western Mexico, having black and orange, pink, or yellowish beadlike scales.
from The Century Dictionary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) A large tuberculated lizard (
Heloderma suspectum) native of the dry plains of Arizona, New Mexico, etc. It is the only lizard known to have venomous teeth.
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- noun a venomous lizard, Heloderma suspectum, that lives in the deserts of the southwestern
USAand northwestern Mexico
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun large orange and black lizard of southwestern United States; not dangerous unless molested
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After the Gila River.]
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