plural noun
Rhip·​to·​glos·​sa | \ ˌriptəˈgläsə, -lȯsə\

Definition of Rhiptoglossa

: a division of reptiles often considered a superfamily of Lacertilia that comprises the Old World chameleons

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History and Etymology for Rhiptoglossa

New Latin, from Greek rhiptos thrown (from rhiptein to throw) + New Latin -glossa

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