green lizard

noun

Definition of green lizard

: a common Eurasian lizard (Lacerta viridis) that becomes a foot long

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First Known Use of green lizard

1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Green lizard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20lizard. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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