venomous lizard

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Related to venomous lizard: Venomous snakes
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Noun1.venomous lizard - any of two or three large heavy-bodied lizardsvenomous lizard - any of two or three large heavy-bodied lizards; only known venomous lizards
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
family Helodermatidae, Helodermatidae - only known venomous lizards
Gila monster, Heloderma suspectum - large orange and black lizard of southwestern United States; not dangerous unless molested
beaded lizard, Heloderma horridum, Mexican beaded lizard - lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scales; of western Mexico
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Haisah, a broom maker by trade, was making one out of a coconut tree when the venomous lizard attacked.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new drug for Type 2 diabetes based on peptides found in the saliva of Gila monster, a venomous lizard.
A HORMONE from a venomous lizard could reduce the progress of Parkinson's.
Perhaps it was another word on the same page of the dictionary that I meant to use: gila monster - a venomous lizard.