any of a genus (Sauromalus) of large, edible iguanas living in NW Mexico and SW U.S.
Origin of chuckwallaMexican Spanish chacahuala ; from Amerindian (Cahuilla) tcáxxwal
Any of several large herbivorous lizards of the genus Sauromalus of the southwest United States and Mexico, especially S. ater.
Origin of chuckwallaAmerican Spanish chacahuala, from Cahuilla tcáxxwal.
- A lizard, of the genus Sauromalus, living in arid regions of the Southwestern United States.