fringefoot

noun

plural fringefoots
: any of numerous iguanid lizards (genus Uma) living in desert areas of the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico and having the feet modified for movement over loose sand by elongated pointed scales fringing the digits

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“Fringefoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fringefoot. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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