horned lizard

noun

Examples of horned lizard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each little reptile — officially dubbed the Texas horned lizard — has its own release spot close to food and shady vegetation. Elena Bruess, San Antonio Express-News, 30 Sep. 2022 Specifically, the eponymous reptile is the regal horned lizard, the only species of that animal that lives on the hill and an apt ambassador for the dozens of animals that thrive within the sanctuary. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 11 Apr. 2022 The Texas horned lizard is one of more than 1,300 species of concern throughout the state, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Nathan Giese, Chron, 17 Sep. 2021 The cartoon suggests there might be hope for the Texas horned lizard after all. al, 4 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of horned lizard was in 1806

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“Horned lizard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horned%20lizard. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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