[zee-bruh-teyld; British also zeb-ruh-]
a lizard, Callisaurus draconoides, inhabiting sandy deserts of Mexico and the southwestern U.S., having a long tail marked with black bands.
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What do hunting and sexual desires have in common? We could point to several things, but from a linguistic point of view, we’re referring to the archaic word venery, which means both hunting (from the Latin venor) and sexual desire (from Latin veneria, referring to Venus). Strangely, terms of venery is a collective noun that means a group of animals. And, many of these animal …
Also called gridiron-tailed lizard.
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