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Related to iguanid: family Iguanidae
(Animals) zoology any lizard of the tropical American family Iguanidae, such as the green iguana
1. any lizard of the family Iguanidae, typically with a long tail and, in the male, a bright expandable throat patch.adj.
2. belonging or pertaining to the iguanids.
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|Noun||1.||iguanid - lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males|
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
common iguana, iguana, Iguana iguana - large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back; used as human food in Central America and South America
Amblyrhynchus cristatus, marine iguana - shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands
desert iguana, Dipsosaurus dorsalis - small long-tailed lizard of arid areas of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico
chuckwalla, Sauromalus obesus - a herbivorous lizard that lives among rocks in the arid parts of southwestern United States and Mexico
Callisaurus draconoides, gridiron-tailed lizard, zebra-tailed lizard - swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico
fringe-toed lizard, Uma notata - with long pointed scales around toes; of deserts of United States and Mexico
earless lizard - any of several slender lizards without external ear openings: of plains of western United States and Mexico
collared lizard - any of several robust long-tailed lizards with collars of two dark bands; of central and western United States and northern Mexico
leopard lizard - any of several large lizards with many dark spots; of western United States and northern Mexico
spiny lizard - any of numerous lizards with overlapping ridged pointed scales; of North America and Central America
side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana, sand lizard - one of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States
horned lizard, horned toad, horny frog - insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body; of western North America
basilisk - small crested arboreal lizard able to run on its hind legs; of tropical America