- frill-necked lizard
- /ˌfrɪl-nɛkt ˈlɪzəd / (say .fril-nekt 'lizuhd)
1. Also, bicycle lizard. an agamid or dragon lizard, Chlamydosaurus kingi, of northern Australia possessing a large, ruff-like, erectable frill behind the head and using hind legs for propulsion.
2. (frequently, but incorrectly) the bearded dragon, Amphibolurus barbatus, of which the beard or frill is comparatively small.
Also, frilled lizard, frilled dragon, bearded dragon.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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