sand lizard


noun

a common lizard, Lacerta agilis, of Europe and central Asia.
any of several lizards, as the fringe-toed lizard, that live in sandy areas.

Nearby words

  1. sand hopper,
  2. sand jack,
  3. sand lance,
  4. sand leek,
  5. sand lily,
  6. sand lovegrass,
  7. sand martin,
  8. sand myrtle,
  9. sand painting,
  10. sand pear

Origin of sand lizard

First recorded in 1850–55

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British Dictionary definitions for sand lizard

sand lizard

noun

a small greyish-brown European lizard, Lacerta agilis, that has long clawed digits and, in the male, bright green underparts: family Lacertidae
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