: a spiny girdle-tailed lizard (Cordylus cordylus) that is widely distributed in rocky uplands of southern Africa and that exhibits black and yellowish or reddish color phases
broadly : girdletailed lizard

Word History


Afrikaans, from klip + salamander

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“Klipsalamander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/klipsalamander. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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