beaded lizard


noun
  1. 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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How to use beaded lizard in a sentence

  • The only other venomous reptile found in the United States is the beaded lizard, called Gila monster (pronounced heela).

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