Definition of whiptail in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wipˌtāl/
(also whiptail lizard)


A slender long-tailed American lizard with an alert manner and a jerky gait.
  • Genus Cnemidophorus, family Teiidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • Many specimens later, skeptics conceded that there were no male whiptails.

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Syllabification: whip·tail

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