Cnemidophorus

noun Cne·mi·doph·o·rus \ ˌnēməˈdäfərəs \

Definition of Cnemidophorus

:a genus of American lizards of the family Teiidae — see race runner

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Origin and Etymology of cnemidophorus

New Latin, from Greek knēmidophoros wearing greaves, from knēmid-, knēmis greave + -phoros -phorous


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