Definition of sceloporus
1 capitalized : a large genus of small iguanid lizards of North and Central America including the pine and sagebrush lizards
2 plural -es : any lizard of the genus Sceloporus
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Origin and Etymology of sceloporus
New Latin, from scel- (from Greek skelos leg) + -porous (from Greek poros passage, pore); from the large femoral pores
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