whiptail
noun Date: 1933 any of various long slender American lizards (genus Cnemidophorus) having a whiplike tail and including some forms that are parthenogenetic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • whiptail — /hwip tayl , wip /, n. 1. any of numerous New World lizards of the family Teiidae, esp. of the genus Cnemidophorus, characterized by great agility and alertness. 2. any of various other whip tailed animals, as the whipscorpion. [1765 75; WHIP +… …   Universalium

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