from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of numerous squamate reptiles often classified in the suborder Lacertilia, characteristically having a scaly elongated body with a tapering tail, four legs, movable eyelids, and external ear openings.
- noun Leather made from the skin of one of these reptiles.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A scaly four-legged reptile without a shell; a squamate quadruped saurian; a saurian or lacertilian.
- noun Any member of the old order Sauria or modern order Lacertilia.
- noun Nautical, a piece of rope with a thimble or bull's-eye spliced into one or both ends, used in a vessel as a leader for ropes.
- noun [capitalized] A certain small constellation. See
- noun A crotch of timber or a forked limb used in place of a sled for hauling stone: a form of stone-boat.
- noun In heraldry, a beast like a wildcat, usually represented as spotted: a rare bearing.
- noun The thorn-tailed lizard, Uromastix acanthinurus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) Any one of the numerous species of reptiles belonging to the order Lacertilia; sometimes, also applied to reptiles of other orders, as the Hatteria.
- noun (Naut.) A piece of rope with thimble or block spliced into one or both of the ends.
- noun A piece of timber with a forked end, used in dragging a heavy stone, a log, or the like, from a field.
- noun (Zoöl.) the garter snake (
- noun (Min.) a kind of serpentine from near Lizard Point, Cornwall, England, -- used for ornamental purposes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
reptileof the order Squamata, usually having four legs, external ear openings, movable eyelidsand a long slender body and tail.
- noun Lizard skin, the
skinof these reptiles.
- noun colloquial An
- noun colloquial A coward.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
- noun a man who idles about in the lounges of hotels and bars in search of women who would support him
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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