Chamaeleon


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Cha·mae·leon

also Cha·me·leon  (kə-mēl′yən, -mē′lē-ən)
n.
A constellation in the southern polar region near Apus and Mensa.

[Latin chamaeleōn, chameleon; see chameleon.]

Chamaeleon

(kəˈmiːlɪən)
n, Latin genitive Chamaeleontis (kəˌmiːlɪˈɒntɪs)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation lying between Volans and the South celestial pole
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Noun1.Chamaeleon - a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Apus and Mensa
2.chamaeleon - lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
Chamaeleonidae, Chamaeleontidae, family Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleontidae, family Rhiptoglossa, Rhiptoglossa - Old World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria
African chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon - a chameleon found in Africa
Chamaeleo oweni, horned chameleon - a kind of chameleon
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The team, led by McClure and co-principal investigators Adwin Boogert (University of Hawaii) and Harold Linnartz (Universiteit Leiden), plans to target the Chamaeleon Complex, a star-forming region visible in the southern sky.
One of JWST's projects will investigate a star-forming region (molecular clouds are also stellar nurseries - birthplaces of stars) relatively close to Earth, the Chamaeleon Complex.
Sowerby II, 1833) Nerita undata (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita albicilla (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita crepidularia (Lamarck, 1816) Nerita oryzarum (Recluz, 1841) Nerita costata (Gmelin, 1791) Nerita chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita aterrima (Gmelin, 1791) Neritina pulligera (Linnaeus, 1758) Neritina punctulata (Lamarck, 1816) Bursa tuberculata (Broderip,1833) Bursa granularis (Roding, 1798) Bursa spinosa (Schumacher, 1817) Bursa lissostoma (E.
Sowerby II, 1833) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita undata (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita albicilla (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita crepidularia (Lamarck, 1816) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita oryzarum (Recluz, 1841) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita costata (Gmelin, 1791) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita aterrima (Gmelin, 1791) Cycloneritimorpha Neritina pulligera (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Neritina punctulata (Lamarck, 1816) Littorinimorpha Bursa tuberculata (Broderip, 1833) Littorinimorpha Bursa granularis (Roding, 1798) Littorinimorpha Bursa spinosa (Schumacher, 1817) Littorinimorpha Bursa lissostoma (E.
There's another species of Mesodinium, called Mesodinium chamaeleon, that is a quick-change artist," she said.
Rogue planet name Mass relative Distance in Constellation to Jupiter's light-years from Earth OTS44 ~12 522 Chamaeleon CFBDSIR 2149-0403 4-7 101 Dorado PSO J318.
First record of Ophelimus maskelli (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) and its parasitoid, Closterocerus chamaeleon (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), in Argentina
Type species Calactodrillia chamaeleon Kilburn, 1988, by original designation.
Praxiphanes of Mytilene and Chamaeleon of Heraclea; text, translation, and discussion.
His fourth-century biographer Chamaeleon reported two anecdotes (fr.
Another was 'round, hauing on one side in a gowne, seeming to bee of a middle age, leaning his right hand vpon the head of a little prettie dogge, and holding in the left hand, a booke; and on the other side was a Chamaeleon enameled in all her altering colours, and over her, these wordes, Const.