|agama (ˈæɡəmə, əˈɡæmə)|
|1.||any small terrestrial lizard of the genus Agama, which inhabit warm regions of the Old World: family Agamidae|
|2.||Also called: agamid any other lizard of the family Agamidae, which occur in the Old World and Australia and show a wide range of habits and diversity of structure|
any of about 30 species of lizards belonging to the family Agamidae (suborder Sauria). They are rather unspecialized lizards about 30 to 45 cm (12 to 18 inches) long exhibiting little development of crests or dewlaps. They inhabit rocky desert areas throughout Africa, southeastern Europe, and central India.
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