Definition of teiid
: any of a family (Teiidae) of mostly tropical American lizards (such as the racerunner) with an elongate forked tongue
Origin and Etymology of teiid
New Latin Teiidae, from Teius, genus of lizards, from Portuguese teiú, the lizard Tupinambis teguixim, from Tupi tejú
First Known Use: 1956See Words from the same year
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