AGAMA

agama

(noun) small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

agama (plural agamas)

Any of the various small, long-tailed lizards of the subfamily Agaminae of family Agamidae, especially in genera Acanthocercus, Agama, Dendragama, Laudakia, Phrynocephalus, Trapelus and Xenagama.

Anagrams

• AAMGA

Source: Wiktionary


Ag"a*ma, n.; pl. Agamas. Etym: [From the Caribbean name of a species of lizard.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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