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Definition of the noun african monitor
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- destroys crocodile eggs
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific names: Lacerta capensis / species Lacerta capensis / Lacerta monitor / species Lacerta monitor / Lacerta nilotica / species Lacerta nilotica / Lacertus tupinambis / species Lacertus tupinambis / Monitor elegans / species Monitor elegans / Monitor niloticus / species Monitor niloticus / Monitor pulcher / species Monitor pulcher / Stellio saurus / species Stellio saurus / Tupinambis elegans / species Tupinambis elegans / Tupinambis stellatus / species Tupinambis stellatus / Varanus niloticus / species Varanus niloticus
- more generic terms: monitor / monitor lizard / varan = any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Volume 8: Environment by Martin Melosi
Boa constrictors, African monitor lizards, monkeys, and potbellied pigs are now found in the Everglades. Burmese pythons are breeding there. Reaching lengths of fifteen feet, these pythons have become an unexpected challenge for ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
African a large African monitor lizard. 3Genus Varanus, family Varanidae: the water leguan or Nile monitor, and V. exanthematicus, which lives in burrows in savannah and semi-desert habitats. – origin late 18th cent.
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