American chameleon

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Definition of American chameleon

: green anole … a genus of small lizards that includes the well-known American chameleon—lying along a leaf, its tail a neat extension of the leaf tip.— Doug Wechsler

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American chameleon

First Known Use of American chameleon

1880, in the meaning defined above

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