venomous lizard


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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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