Pachyglossal Pach`y*glos"sal (p[a^]k`[i^]*gl[o^]s"sal), a. [Pachy- + Gr. glw^ssa tongue.] (Zo["o]l.) Having a thick tongue; -- applied to a group of lizards ({Pachygloss[ae]}), including the iguanas and agamas. [1913 Webster]

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