beaded lizard

noun bead·ed lizard \ ˈbē-dəd- \

Definition of beaded lizard

: a venomous lizard (Heloderma horridum) of Mexico and Guatemala that is related to the Gila monster and has black or brown bumpy skin with yellow or white spots or bands, a broad flat head, and thick tail
Note: Beaded lizards typically weigh between three to six pounds (1.4 to 2.7 kilograms) with some males reaching a weight of over 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms).

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1779

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beaded lizard

noun bead·ed lizard \ ˌbēd-əd- \

medical Definition of beaded lizard

: a large yellow and black venomous lizard (Heloderma horridum) of Mexico that is related to the Gila monster

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