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  • n. Obsolete form of chameleon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See chaceleon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An older English spelling of chameleon.


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  • "... in astronomy, one of the constellations of the southern hemisphere, near the south pole, and invisible in our latitude. There are ten stars in this constellation, according to sharp's catalogue; but they are very small, being only of the fifth and sixth magnitude."

    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 66

    See also Apus.

    October 14, 2008