Definition of chuckwalla
: a large herbivorous lizard (Sauromalus obesus) of the iguana family of desert regions of the southwestern United States
Variants of chuckwalla
Origin of chuckwalla
American Spanish chacahuala, from Cahuilla (Uto-Aztecan language of southeast California) čáxwal
First Known Use: 1893
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