horned lizard(redirected from Horned-toad)
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Any of several lizards of the genus Phrynosoma of western North America and Central America, having short horns on the head, a wide flattened spiny body, and a short tail. Also called horned toad, horny toad.
a flat-bodied iguanid lizard of the genus Phrynosoma, of W North America, having hornlike spines on the head. Also called horned′ toad′.
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|Noun||1.||horned lizard - insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and spiny scales on the body; of western North America|
iguanid, iguanid lizard - lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males