Dipsosaurus

noun Dip·so·sau·rus \ˌdipsōˈsȯrəs\

Definition of Dipsosaurus

  1. :  a genus of small iguanid lizards including one form (D. dorsalis) that inhabits the desert regions of the southwestern U.S. and feeds on buds and flowers

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Origin and Etymology of dipsosaurus

New Latin, from dipso- (from Greek dipsa thirst) + -saurus


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