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snake lizard Line breaks: snake liz¦ard

Definition of snake lizard in English:


A nocturnal legless lizard native to Australia and New Guinea.
  • Delma, Lialis, and other genera, family Pygopodidae: many species, in particular D. nasuta and L. burtonis
Example sentences
  • The grass and snake lizards have tiny, barely usable limbs that look more like little spines than arms and legs.
  • Burton's snake lizards are active and alert predators that feed on arthropods and small lizards, especially skinks.
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