Meaning of cycling lizard in English:

cycling lizard

See synonyms for cycling lizard


rare Australian
  • Any of several small agamid lizards of the genus Ctenophorus (formerly Amphibolurus), whose leg motions when running bipedally resemble those of a cyclist; especially the ring-tailed dragon, C. caudicinctus (also called racehorse lizard).


1920s; earliest use found in Mercury (Hobart).