Beaded lizard



a large, stout-bodied, venomous lizard, Heloderma horridum, inhabiting western Mexico, having black, beadlike scales with yellow to pinkish spots and splotches.
Historical Examples

The only other venomous reptile found in the United States is the beaded lizard, called Gila monster (pronounced heela).
On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard

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