Definition of Nile monitor in English:

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Nile monitor

noun

A large heavily built African lizard that has greyish-olive skin with yellow markings and is semiaquatic.
  • Varanus niloticus, family Varanidae.
Example sentences
  • One of the biggest monitor lizards is Varanus niloticus, the Nile monitor, which may measure 2 m in length.
  • He said there has been only one comprehensive study of Nile monitors done in their native Africa.
  • The natural history of the Nile monitor has been summarized by a variety of authors.

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