an Old World reptile family of Sauria
Syn: ↑family Agamidae
Hypernyms: ↑reptile family
Member Holonyms: ↑Sauria, ↑suborder Sauria, ↑Lacertilia, ↑suborder Lacertilia
Member Meronyms:

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\\əˈgaməˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Agama, type genus + -idae
: a widely distributed family of Old World lizards related to the New World iguanas but distinguished by acrodont dentition and including arboreal, terrestrial, and semiaquatic forms most of which are insectivorous (as the frilled lizard, the flying dragon, and the Australian moloch)

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  • Agamidae — Agamen Siedleragame (Agama agama) Systematik Klasse: Reptilien (Reptilia) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Agamidae — ▪ lizard family       lizard family composed of about 350 species in about 50 genera. Agamids typically have scaly bodies, well developed legs, and a moderately long tail; average body size ranges from 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 inches), and the tail is …   Universalium

  • agamidae — agam·i·dae …   English syllables

  • Семейство Агамы (Agamidae) —          Основным признаком, отличающим представителей семейства агам от рассмотренных выше игуановых ящериц, является характер расположения и форма зубов. В остальных отношениях оба эти обширные семейства ящериц чрезвычайно напоминают друг друга …   Биологическая энциклопедия

  • family Agamidae — noun an Old World reptile family of Sauria • Syn: ↑Agamidae • Hypernyms: ↑reptile family • Member Holonyms: ↑Sauria, ↑suborder Sauria, ↑Lacertilia, ↑suborder Lacertilia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agamidé — Agamidae Agamidés …   Wikipédia en Français

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