Definitions of whiptail
  1. noun
    any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizards
    synonyms: whiptail lizard
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    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
    type of:
    teiid, teiid lizard
    tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail
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