Definition of sungazer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnɡeɪzə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A burrowing colonial girdled lizard native to Africa, noted for apparently staring at the sun while basking. Also called giant zonure.
  • Cordylus giganteus, family Cordylidae.
Example sentences
  • It's my hope that this article will inspire other sungazer keepers to share their experiences in print.
  • If anyone is breeding or legally importing sungazer lizards please contact me, I am very interested in them.
  • In this image the sungazer lizard is basking in the sun on a dry rock absorbing in the sun's heat rays.

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Line breaks: sun|gazer

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