mastigure

noun

mas·​ti·​gure
plural -s
: any of the large spiny-tailed herbivorous agamid lizards (genus Uromastix) of southern Asia and northern Africa

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Mastigura (synonym of Uromastix), from mastig- + -ura

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“Mastigure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mastigure. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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