Teiid definitions

tē'ĭd
Any of various lizards of the family Teiidae of the Americas, having a long forked tongue, a streamlined body, and large rectangular ventral scales, and including the whiptails and the racerunners.
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(biology) Of or belonging to the Teiidae family of tropical American lizards.
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(biology) Any lizard in the family Teiidae.
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(lizard of family Teiidae): whiptail (genus Cnemidophorus)
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Origin of teiid

From New Latin Teiidae family name from Teius type genus from Portuguese tejú tegu tegu