Callisaurus

noun Cal·li·sau·rus \ˌkaləˈsȯrəs\

Definition of Callisaurus

  1. :  a small genus of lizards (family Iguanidae) having stripes around the tail, seven species occurring in the southwestern U.S. — see gridiron-tailed lizard

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Origin and Etymology of callisaurus

New Latin, from calli- + -saurus


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