a medium-sized Australian lizard, Chlamydosaurus kingi, having a large, cloaklike flap of skin on the neck that stiffens during courtship or threat displays, forming a wide ruff.
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How to use frilled lizard in a sentence
In color the frilled lizard is yellowish brown mottled with black.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History | Theodore Wood
After satisfying their curiosity in looking at the frilled lizard, Arthur called on his forces to resume their march.The Kangaroo Hunters | Anne Bowman
We also noticed here alpine swifts, and a great frilled lizard escaped us amid broken rocks.Unexplored Spain | Abel Chapman