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Definition of the noun agamid

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noun - plural: agamids

  1. a lizard of the family Agamidae
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of agamid: agamid lizard
    • more generic word: lizard = relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
    • more specific terms:
      • agama = small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World
      • Chlamydosaurus kingi / frilled lizard = large arboreal insectivorous Australian lizard with a ruff of skin around the neck
      • flying dragon / flying lizard / dragon = any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body
      • moloch = any lizard of the genus Moloch
    • member of: Agamidae / family Agamidae = an Old World reptile family of Sauria

Alternative definition of the noun agamid


  1. [zoology] Any of the family Agamidae of lizards, including many dragons.

Phrases with agamid

  1. agamid lizard
  2. Agamid Lizards

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Google previewLizards (2004)

by Daniel A. Greenberg

The typical agamid is a wide-ranging insect eater, but some agamids, such as the thorny devil, are very particular about what they consume. This animal will eat only ants of a particular genus, and when it finds them it may eat up to 3,000 at a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

Two agamid genera, Cophotis and Lyriocephalus, are endemic to Sri Lanka. Cophotis has two species, both restricted to the cloud forest: C. ceylanica in the Central Highlands and the recently described C. dumbarae in the Knuckles Range.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

ROSTRAL HUMP The enlarged scaly hump on the tip of the snout of the lyre- headed agamid lizard Lyriocephalus scutatus. ROSTRUM (pl.) ROSTRA The BEAK, or a beak-like part. Used in herpetology for the snout of certain reptiles. ROSY A ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

agamid (ägämēd′; ah gah meed) or aga (ä′gä; ah gah). Strong inner bark of a Philippine plant. Used for making coarse cloth and rope. agate (ăg′ĕt; ag et). Striped or cloudy variety ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Sawback Agama; Sawback Agamid; Tree Lizard; Bloodsucker; Southern Green Calotes (ISC); Common Green Forest Lizard d Schönechse; Sägerückenagame f Galéote commun 1482 Calotes ceylonensis Squamata - Agamidae e Ceylon ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

in the North Province, interpreting the presence of a species of the agamid Hypsilurus and the relative abundance of the skink Cyclodomorphus ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

llica llica ahuaska lliclla manquitos marate mascaipacha PHILIPPINE ISLANDS abaca agamid balibuntal ballibuntal ballibuntl baro barong tagalong batavia cloth bitug butung jabul jusi mascaypacha milakatra mukhu-wara pampanilla paño ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

Synonym: agamid. agabance (agabanee, aggebonce) A type of cotton ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Ceylon Deaf Agamid (Cophotis ceylanica); Butterfly Lizard (Leiolepis belliana);Sita's Lizard (Sitana ponticeriana); Flying Dragon ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History, Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology ... (1862)

by Samuel Maunder, Thomas Spencer Cobbold

AGAMA : AGAMID.E. A genus and family of Saurian Reptiles. They have thick bodies covered with a loose skin, which is capable of being distended with air, at the will of the animal ¡ the head is short, brood, and flat ; the neck also Is short, and ...

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