alligator lizard

  1. any of several lizards of the genera Algaria and Gerrhonotus, of western North America, having shinglelike scales and a fold along each side that permits expansion.

Words Nearby alligator lizard Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use alligator lizard in a sentence

  • Along the way, a cottontail bounced pass, a handful of alligator lizards skittered across the rocks, and a family of mule deer munched at some vegetation along the trail, their large ears barely perking as I passed by.

    To Permit or Not to Permit? | Shawnté Salabert | April 15, 2021 | Outside Online
  • It is called alligator lizard from its resemblance to a young alligator.

    Pathfinder | Alan Douglas