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

Definition of Rhiptoglossa

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

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Origin and Etymology of rhiptoglossa

New Latin, from Greek rhiptos thrown (from rhiptein to throw) + New Latin -glossa — more at rhipid-

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