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Cha·mae·leonalso Cha·me·leon (kə-mēl′yən, -mē′lē-ən)
A constellation in the southern polar region near Apus and Mensa.
[Latin chamaeleōn, chameleon; see chameleon.]
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n, Latin genitive Chamaeleontis (kəˌmiːlɪˈɒntɪs)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation lying between Volans and the South celestial pole
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|Noun||1.||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
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