Definition of wall lizard in English:

wall lizard

Line breaks: wall liz¦ard

noun

A small brownish-grey Eurasian lizard which typically has black and white bars on the tail, frequently seen on walls and rocks.
  • Genus Podarcis, family Lacertidae: several species, in particular P. muralis
More example sentences
  • Adult wall lizards linger in open areas near rocks and other large objects that serve as cover.
  • I had initially sought out Dr. Burke for information of the wall lizards of West Philadelphia.
  • The Iberian wall lizards prefer to dwell walls with only few holes - one can watch them staring out there.

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