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Meaning of "Gila monster" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GILA MONSTER

After the Gila, a river in New Mexico and Arizona.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GILA MONSTER

Gila monster  [ˈhiːlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILA MONSTER

noun
adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gila monster is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GILA MONSTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gila monster

Gila monster

The Gila monster is a species of venomous lizard native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexican state of Sonora. A heavy, slow-moving lizard, up to 60 cm long, the Gila monster is the only venomous lizard native to the United States and one of only two known species of venomous lizards in North America, the other being its close relative, the Mexican beaded lizard. Though the Gila monster is venomous, its sluggish nature means it represents little threat to humans. However, it has earned a fearsome reputation and is sometimes killed despite being protected by state law in Arizona.

Definition of Gila monster in the English dictionary

The definition of Gila monster in the dictionary is a large venomous brightly coloured lizard, Heloderma suspectum, inhabiting deserts of the southwestern US and Mexico and feeding mostly on eggs and small mammals: family Helodermatidae.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GILA MONSTER


candela
kænˈdiːlə
concealer
kənˈsiːlə
dealer
ˈdiːlə
healer
ˈhiːlə
heeler
ˈhiːlə
keeler
ˈkiːlə
mela
ˈmiːlə
mochila
məʊˈtʃiːlə
Monongahela
məˌnɒŋɡəˈhiːlə
sealer
ˈsiːlə
selah
ˈsiːlə
sheila
ˈʃiːlə
spieler
ˈʃpiːlə
stela
ˈstiːlə
tela
ˈtiːlə
tequila
tɪˈkiːlə
two-wheeler
ˌtuːˈwiːlə
Vela
ˈviːlə
velar
ˈviːlə
wheeler
ˈwiːlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILA MONSTER

Gila
gilbert
Gilbert and George
Gilbert Islands
Gilbertian
Gilbertine
gild
gild the lily
gilded cage
gilden
gilder
gildhall
gilding
gildsman
gildsmen
gildswoman
gildswomen
Gilead
Gileadite
Giles

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILA MONSTER

Axminster
bemonster
City of Westminster
faster
Frankenstein´s monster
funster
Kidderminster
Leinster
manchester
master
minster
monster
muenster
Munster
penster
punster
spinster
Statute of Westminster
the green-eyed monster
Westminster

Synonyms and antonyms of Gila monster in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Gila monster» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILA MONSTER

Find out the translation of Gila monster to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Gila monster from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Gila monster» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

希拉毒蜥
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

monstruo de Gila
570 millions of speakers

English

Gila monster
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिला राक्षस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جيلا الوحش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гила монстр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gila monstro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিলা রাক্ষস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le monstre de Gila
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gila raksasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gila Monster
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アメリカドクトカゲ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

길라 몬스터
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gila monster
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Gila quái vật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிலா அசுரன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गीला अक्राळविक्राळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gila canavarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mostro di Gila
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gila Monster
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гіла монстр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

monstru Gila
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Gila monster
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gila monster
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gilaödlan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gila monster
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gila monster

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILA MONSTER»

The term «Gila monster» is regularly used and occupies the 77.878 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILA MONSTER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Gila monster

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILA MONSTER»

Discover the use of Gila monster in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gila monster and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gila Monster!
Looks at Gila monsters, with information about where they live, their physical characteristics, what they eat, how they deliver venom, and their mating habits.
Willow Clark, 2010
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The Gila Monster
Details the life cycle and habits of the gila monster.
Jake Miller, 2003
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Gila Monster
Learn about a day and a night in the life of a gila monster.
Anita Ganeri, 2011
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Biology of Gila Monsters and Beaded Lizards
Jackrabbit nestlings are precocial; they are born with open eyes, fully furred, and ready to run. In southern Arizona, young jackrabbits weigh around no g at birth ( Hoffmeister 1986), or about one-fifth the mass of an average adult Gila Monster.
Daniel D. Beck, 2005
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The Gift of the Gila Monster: Navajo Ceremonial Tales
Presents a collection of oral narratives which convey the origin story of the Navajo and a moral code for harmonious existence with the natural world.
Gerald Hausman, 1993
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Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World
Only the reticulate Gila monster is said to be threatened. These reptiles, together with one other lizard, the Mexican beaded lizard, found in Mexico and Guatemala , and a few extinct forms, make up the family Helodermatidae. Members of this ...
Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2001
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Lizards
Gila monster on fallen saguaro cactus One of the world's two venomous lizards, the Gila monster of the American Sontltuvst has a distinctive beadlike skin with a marbled pattern of salmon pink and Hack Despite its stout, sluggish-looking body  ...
David P. Badger
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Integrative Responses to Hydric Constraints in a Desert ...
Despite this, the combination of environmental conditions and the natural history of the Gila Monster produce considerable seasonal osmotic perturbations, resulting in a plasma osmolality increase from 290 mmol/kg to 360 mmol/kg between ...
Jonathan Roy Davis, 2008
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Gila Monsters
Describes the life cycle of the Gila monster.
Conrad J. Storad, 2008
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Navaho Symbols of Healing: A Jungian Exploration of Ritual, ...
The hero's family and friends seek out Gila Monster as the only one able to restore him. Big Fly, who acts as doorguard for Gila Monster, informs them that Gila Monster knows what to do. Offerings are made to Gila Monster four times, with an ...
Donald Sandner, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILA MONSTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gila monster is used in the context of the following news items.
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Think Progress Discovers Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Other Lite …
RT @NationalCenter Medicare and the Gila Monster Threat! (plus a fun game to play in your spare time) http://t.co/dVG11soU43 #tcot #health. «Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog, Jul 15»
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Does Medicare Impoverish the Disabled?
RT @NationalCenter Medicare and the Gila Monster Threat! (plus a fun game to play in your spare time) http://t.co/dVG11soU43 #tcot #health. «Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog, Jul 15»
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TV Review: First of the fantasy suite nights sees confrontation …
Also, he kisses like a gila monster. via amnh.org. Kaitlyn decides not to make him sit through a rose ceremony and dumps him right there. «The Post, Jul 15»
4
Government Interferes with the Religious Liberty of Christian Colleges
RT @NationalCenter Medicare and the Gila Monster Threat! (plus a fun game to play in your spare time) http://t.co/dVG11soU43 #tcot #health. «Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog, Jul 15»
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Azerbaijan On Two Wheels: Riding Around The World On A …
Darville is the team's designated sprinter, but after conquering the Gila monster less than 24 hours ago, it seems wiser for the team to look after ... «VICE, Jul 15»
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Birds, Bugs, Snakes, and More at Land Between the Lake's Cool …
Meet a fruit bat, Gila monster, Eurasian eagle, and a few other surprise critters, and discover the cool ways these awesome animals survive and ... «Clarksville Online, Jul 15»
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Medicare and the Gila Monster Threat!
The official blog of the National Center for Public Policy Research, covering news, current events and public policy from a conservative, ... «Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog, Jul 15»
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Wildman Phil and his creatures wow PV library audience
... about a hundred youngsters and their parents with the palm-sized tarantula, a horned toad, chuckwalla, gila monster, alligator, and Stumpy, ... «Prescott Valley Tribune, Jul 15»
9
66 surprisingly beautiful Southern Arizona lizards
"This Gila monster showed up every spring in our backyard and was very accommodating for a photo op. I shot this with my Canon Rebel xs ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jun 15»
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10 fun July events for kids in Arizona
'Learn Your Lizards' walk | Catch a good look at a Gila monster, collared or side-blotched lizard, Western whiptail or even an ornate tree lizard ... «azcentral.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Gila monster [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gila-monster>. Jul 2020 ».
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