Definition of Agamoid

1. a lizard resembling an agamid [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agamoid

agamid
agamid lizard
agamids
agamis
agamist
agamists
agammaglobulinaemia
agammaglobulinaemias
agammaglobulinemia
agammaglobulinemias
agamocytogeny
agamogenetically
agamoid (current term)
agamoids
agamont
aganglionic
agapae
agapai
agapanthus
agapanthuses
agape
agape(p)
agapeic

Literary usage of Agamoid

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1. Eastern Persia: An Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary by WILLIAM THOMAS. BLANFORD, Beresford Lovett, India. Persian Boundary Commission (1876)
"I at first took it for an agamoid lizard, and it was only on carefully examining it subsequently that I saw it was a gecko. I afterwards found several ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"'66, 510. but the "dragons," or agamoid lizards with expansible ribs, are set apart in an independent genus.10 The genus Coluber was intended to embrace all ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In tho Indian region arboreal agamoid Lizards prevail ; in Africa the Snakes show a greater tendency towards a modification of the habitus and structure for ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... which by its first describers had been placed to the agamoid Lizards. A. GÜNTHER,' who pointed out the characteristics of this reptile, considered it to ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1871)
"In characters usually employed by naturalists for distinguishing the families of Reptilia, it is an agamoid ..."

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