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Any of various swift teiid lizards chiefly of the genera Aspidoscelis and Cnemidophorus, having a long slender tail.
(Animals) any of various lizard species from the genus Cnemidophorus with a slender, whip-like tail
1. any of numerous New World lizards of the family Teiidae, esp. of the genus Cnemidophorus, notable for great agility and alertness.
2. any of various other animals with a whiplike tail, as the whipscorpion.
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|Noun||1.||whiptail - any of numerous very agile and alert New World lizards|
teiid, teiid lizard - tropical New World lizard with a long tail and large rectangular scales on the belly and a long tail
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