from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large herbaceous lizard (Sauromalus obesus) of the southwest United States and Mexico, related to the iguana.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A lizard, of the genus Sauromalus, living in arid regions of the Southwestern United States.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A local name for Sauromalus ator, a large, dark-colored lizard, belonging to the iguana family and inhabiting the desert regious of southern California, Utah, and Nevada, and portions of Arizona and New Mexico.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a herbivorous lizard that lives among rocks in the arid parts of southwestern United States and Mexico
American Spanish chacahuala, from Cahuilla tcáxxwal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish chacahuala, from either Shoshone tcaxxwal or Cahuilla cháxwal. (Wiktionary)