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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large (to 3 feet) blackish yellow-banded South American lizard.

Usage examples (2)
  • The teju lizard Tupinambis teguxim, was introduced to feed on the rats, but prefers other prey such as the eggs and young of birds and turtles.
  • Two species of lizards occur on the island, mabuia (Mabuya maculata), which is endemic and teju (Tupinambis teguxim), which was introduced to control rat populations,... for more
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