red teguexin
Teguexin Te*guex"in, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large South American lizard ({Tejus teguexin}). It becomes three or four feet long, and is blackish above, marked with yellowish spots of various sizes. It feeds upon fruits, insects, reptiles, young birds, and birds' eggs. The closely allied species {Tejus rufescens} is called {red teguexin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Teguexin — Te*guex in, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South American lizard ({Tejus teguexin}). It becomes three or four feet long, and is blackish above, marked with yellowish spots of various sizes. It feeds upon fruits, insects, reptiles, young birds, and birds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tejus teguexin — Teguexin Te*guex in, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South American lizard ({Tejus teguexin}). It becomes three or four feet long, and is blackish above, marked with yellowish spots of various sizes. It feeds upon fruits, insects, reptiles, young birds,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tejus rufescens — Teguexin Te*guex in, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South American lizard ({Tejus teguexin}). It becomes three or four feet long, and is blackish above, marked with yellowish spots of various sizes. It feeds upon fruits, insects, reptiles, young birds,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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