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

  • noun Any of various tropical insect-eating lizards of the family Agamidae chiefly of Africa, Asia, and Australia, having a long tail and including the flying lizards.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A lizard of the family Agamidæ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any of the family Agamidae of lizards, including many dragons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a lizard of the family Agamidae

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Agamidae, family name, from agama.]

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