Teiidae

plural noun
\ˈtē(y)əˌdē\

Definition of Teiidae 

: a family of mostly tropical American lizards (as the tejus of South America and the race runner of the western U.S.) having a flat elongate scaly tongue that ends in two long smooth points

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History and Etymology for Teiidae

New Latin, from Teius, type genus (from Portuguese tejú, teiú teju) + -idae

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teiglach

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Teilhard de Chardin

teil tree

teind

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