galliwasp

[gal-uh-wosp]

Origin of galliwasp

1715–25; earlier gallivache (1683), of unexplained orig.; apparently assimilated to gally, wasp
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British Dictionary definitions for galliwasp

galliwasp

noun
  1. any lizard of the Central American genus Diploglossus, esp D. monotropis of the Caribbean: family Anguidae

Word Origin for galliwasp

C18: of unknown origin
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