- any of numerous scaly marsh lizards of the genus Diploglossus, inhabiting Central America and the West Indies.
Origin of galliwasp
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- any lizard of the Central American genus Diploglossus, esp D. monotropis of the Caribbean: family Anguidae
C18: of unknown origin
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