beaded lizard

play
noun bead·ed lizard \ˈbē-dəd-\

Definition of beaded lizard

  1. :  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 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).

1779

First Known Use of beaded lizard

1779


Medical Dictionary

beaded lizard

play
noun bead·ed lizard \ˌbēd-əd-\

Medical Definition of beaded lizard

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up beaded lizard? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!