any of numerous iguanid lizards of the genus Sceloporus, common in North and Central America, usually having keeled scales that may end in a sharp point.
What Does 🦎 Lizard Emoji Mean?The lizard emoji is a straightforward small lizard, looking like a salamander or gecko with a long body, four short legs, two large eyes, and clearly outlined claws, or toes.
Origin of spiny lizard
First recorded in 1850–55
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