teiid

Definitions of teiid
  1. noun
    tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail
    synonyms: teiid lizard
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    whiptail, whiptail lizard
    any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizards
    teju
    large (to 3 feet) blackish yellow-banded South American lizard; raid henhouses; used as food
    caiman lizard
    crocodile-like lizard of South America having powerful jaws for crushing snails and mussels
    Cnemidophorus sexlineatus, race runner, racerunner, six-lined racerunner
    very swift lizard of eastern and central United States
    Cnemidophorus velox, plateau striped whiptail
    having distinct longitudinal stripes: of Colorado Plateau from Arizona to western Colorado
    Chihuahuan spotted whiptail, Cnemidophorus exsanguis
    having longitudinal stripes overlaid with light spots; upland lizard of United States southwest and Mexico
    Cnemidophorus tigris, western whiptail
    active lizard having a network of dusky dark markings; of semiarid areas from Oregon and Idaho to Baja California
    Cnemidophorus tesselatus, checkered whiptail
    markings are darker and more marked than in western whiptail; from southeastern Colorado to eastern Chihuahua
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    lizard
    relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
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