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lizard

(lĭz′ərd)
n.
Any of numerous squamate reptiles often classified in the suborder Lacertilia, characteristically having a scaly elongated body with a tapering tail, four legs, movable eyelids, and external ear openings.

lizard

any member of the reptilian order Lacertilia, the majority of which possess a long scaly body and tail, and four obvious limbs.
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