from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several long-bodied lizards of the genus Diploglossus, native to marshy regions of Central America and the West Indies.
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- n. Any of the lizards in the genus Celestus
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A West Indian lizard (Celestus occiduus), about a foot long, imagined by the natives to be venomous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lizard, Celestus occiduus, about a foot long, remarkably stout and plump, and brown in general color.
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)