Lizard's tail


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Liz´ard's tail`


n.1.(Bot.) A perennial plant of the genus Saururus (Saururus cernuus), growing in marshes, and having white flowers crowded in a slender terminal spike, somewhat resembling in form a lizard's tail; whence the name.
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They experiment with the idea of a hawk's feather tail, a lizard's tail, and even a skunk's tail.
Having grown up with the social privileges of the post-war era, they found themselves suddenly condemned to irrelevance -- a useless gender, comparable, in Albinati's telling, to a lizard's tail that twitches for some time after being severed.
Having grown up with the social privileges of the postwar era, they found themselves suddenly condemned to irrelevance a useless gender, comparable, in Albinati's telling, to a lizard's tail that twitches for some time after being severed.
48' west of 1 Lacertae in the lizard's tail. My 130-mm
Miranda Nickeson posted photos online of the lizard's tail before and after the home procedure, asking the Bearded Dragon Lovers World Wide Facebook group for advice regarding rubbing alcohol to keep the wound clean and how to help the animal through shock.
Boris Johnson even grabbed a lizard's tail yesterday - maybe hoping it was a Tory.
How does England get into the second round, do we need a couple of newts and a frog or two with a lizard's tail for good measure?
But biomechanical researchers have found that a lizard's tail has an important function: It helps the animal keep its balance.