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Definition: horned lizard
n : insectivorous lizard with hornlike spines on the head and
spiny scales on the body; of western North America [syn:
, horny frog
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Definition: Horned lizard
Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike
process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part
shaped like a horn.
The horned moon with one bright star
Within the nether tip. --Coleridge.
(Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee (Osmia bicornis
), having two little horns on the head.
(Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish
) common in brooks and ponds; the
common chub. See Illust. of Chub
(Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog
), having a pair of triangular horns
arising from the eyelids.
(Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe (Colymbus auritus
), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense
tufts of feathers on the head.
(Zo["o]l.), the gnu.
(Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.
(Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.
(Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl (Bubo Virginianus
), having a pair of elongated tufts of
feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are
known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned
owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different
regions; -- called also great horned owl
, horn owl
, and cat owl
. Sometimes also applied to the
. See Eared owl
, under Eared
. (Bot.) See Horn poppy
, under Horn
(Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid
fish; the bullpout.
(Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake
), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains,
from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular
horns between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder
(Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.
(Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.
(Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.
(Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus
, of which nine or ten species are known.
These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head,
and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They
inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico
and Texas. Called also horned lizard
. (Zo["o]l.) See Cerastes