beaded lizard

a large, stout-bodied, venomous lizard, Heloderma horridum, inhabiting western Mexico, having black, beadlike scales with yellow to pinkish spots and splotches. Also called Mexican beaded lizard.

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  • Mexican beaded lizard — noun lizard with black and yellowish beadlike scales; of western Mexico • Syn: ↑beaded lizard, ↑Heloderma horridum • Hypernyms: ↑venomous lizard • Member Holonyms: ↑Heloderma, ↑genus Heloderma …   Useful english dictionary

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