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chuckwalla

noun chuck·wal·la \ˈchək-ˌwä-lə\

Definition of CHUCKWALLA

:  a large herbivorous lizard (Sauromalus obesus) of the iguana family of desert regions of the southwestern United States

Variants of CHUCKWALLA

chuck·wal·la or chuck·a·wal·la \ˈchə-kə-ˌwä-lə\

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Origin of CHUCKWALLA

American Spanish chacahuala, from Cahuilla (Uto-Aztecan language of southeast California) čáxwal
First Known Use: 1893

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