- any of numerous lizards of the family Iguanidae, of the New World, Madagascar, and several islands of the South Pacific, comprising terrestrial, semiaquatic, and arboreal species typically with a long tail and, in the male, a bright throat patch, including the anoles, collared lizards, earless lizards, horned lizards, and iguanas.
- belonging or pertaining to the iguanids.
Origin of iguanid
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Notes on the variation, distribution, and ecology of the iguanid lizard Enyaliosaurus clarki.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico
William E. Duellman
They belong to the family Iguanid, which includes some very large species.The History of the European Fauna
R. F. Scharff
The iguanid genus Sceloporus is perhaps better known than any other kind of lizard as regards its movements.