mountain devil


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mountain devil

n
(Animals) another name for moloch
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Noun1.mountain devil - erect bushy shrub of eastern Australia having terminal clusters of red flowers yielding much nectar
genus Lambertia, Lambertia - small genus of Australian shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.mountain devil - desert lizard that feeds on antsmountain devil - desert lizard that feeds on ants  
genus Moloch - genus of Australian desert lizard
moloch - any lizard of the genus Moloch
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