family Chamaeleontidae


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Noun1.family Chamaeleontidae - Old World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Lacertilia, Sauria, suborder Lacertilia, suborder Sauria - true lizards; including chameleons and geckos
chamaeleon, chameleon - lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue
Chamaeleo, genus Chamaeleo, genus Chamaeleon - type genus of the Chamaeleontidae
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Although they're often, erroneously, called chameleons, they're not members of the family Chamaeleontidae, which includes the true chameleons of Africa and Madagascar.