Definition of alligator lizard in English:

alligator lizard

Line breaks: al¦li|ga¦tor liz¦ard

noun

A heavily built slow-moving lizard native to North America and Mexico.
  • Genus Gerrhonotus, family Anguidae: several species
More example sentences
  • I caught an alligator lizard in a Target store because the employees were afraid of it.
  • Miguel has wrangled the foot-long, thrashing alligator lizard, his hand protected by a wadded T-shirt.
  • In Paradise Valley we found such a place where we could exchange the unctuous reptiles of Hollywood for far less pretentious alligator lizards and gopher snakes.

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