any of several iguanid lizards of the genus Uta, of the western U.S. and northern Mexico.

Origin of uta

< New Latin, probably Latinization of Ute
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  • But as for the making of uta, it is not only men that make them.

  • The Sampiches, lying south of the Uta, are similarly considered Uta.


    Robert Gordon Latham

  • The same table that gives us the Uta and Navaho vocabularies, gives us a Moqui one also.


    Robert Gordon Latham

  • The noble Uta heard tales told of the proud warriors who were to come.

  • Uta, the noble dame, and all her meiny mourned bitterly the stately man.