Gerrhosauridae

plural noun
Ger·​rho·​sau·​ri·​dae | \ -ȯrəˌdē \

Definition of Gerrhosauridae

: a family of African and Malagasy lizards somewhat resembling the skinks

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History and Etymology for Gerrhosauridae

New Latin, from Gerrhosaurus, type genus (from Greek gerrho- + New Latin -saurus + -idae

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“Gerrhosauridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gerrhosauridae. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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