anolis definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of pleurodont lacertilians, usually referred to the family IguanidÅ“, consisting of small American lizards which have palatal as well as maxillary teeth, toes somewhat like those of the gecko, an inflatable throat, and colors changeable as in the chameleon, which in some respects they represent in America.
    • [lowercase] A lizard associated with genus Anolis; an anoli.
    • "" new world "" chameleons

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