anole

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noun ano·le \ ə-ˈnō-lē \

Definition of anole

:any of a genus (Anolis) of arboreal American lizards (such as the American chameleon) of the iguana family that have a brightly colored dewlap and the ability to change color

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Origin and Etymology of anole

probably from French anolis, from Arawak of the Lesser Antilles


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