from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various chiefly tropical New World lizards of the genus Anolis, characterized by a distensible throat flap and the ability to change color. Also called chameleon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the Anolis genus of arboreal American lizards (such as the American chameleon) from the iguana family which feature a brightly colored dewlap and color-changing ability.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizard (Anolis carolinensis) with the ability to change skin color.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as anoli.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color
French anolis, of Cariban origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From a Cariban term. (Wiktionary)