anolis

Anolis

A*no"lis\, n. [In the Antilles, anoli, anoalli, a lizard.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanid[ae]. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature