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chamaeleon Explained

Chamaeleon at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Chamaeleon
n 1: a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern
hemisphere near Apus and Mensa [syn: {Chameleon}]
2: lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color
and having a projectile tongue [syn: {chameleon}]

chamaeleon at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Chamaeleon|chameleon

English

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: archaic spelling of » chameleon

  • Latin

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » grc|la Inter: term » sc=polytonic|χαμαιλέων|tr=khamaileōn|lang=grc, from Inter: term » χαμαί||on the earth, on the ground|tr=khamai|lang=grc|sc=polytonic + Inter: term » λέων||lion|tr=leōn|lang=grc|sc=polytonic

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » chamaeleon|chamaeleonis|chamaeleōnis|m|third
  • chameleon (lizard)

    Inflection

    The singular genitive is sometimes Inter: term » chamaeleontis|chamaeleōntis|lang=la, with a corresonding change in other forms.

  • Category: Category:la:Reptiles -
    Translation: fr » chamaeleon
    Translation: gl » chamaeleon
    Translation: ta » chamaeleon

    Chamaeleon at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » chamaeleon|chameleon

    English

    Inter: wikipedia » Chamaeleon (constellation)

    Etymology

    Named by Dutch explorers Category: w - :Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser|Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Category: w - :Frederick de Houtman|Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » chamaeleon||chamaeleon|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » sc=polytonic|χαμαιλέων|tr=chamaeleon|lang=grc

    Proper noun

    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: constellatio » n A small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a chamaeleon. It lies south of the constellations Carina and Musca.

    Derived terms

    * Chamaeleontis

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky
    • French: Caméléon {{m}}
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Chamäleon|n


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|Sesumpah
  • Russian: Хамелеон
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|Chamaeleon

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » Chamaeleon
    Translation: el » Chamaeleon
    Translation: gl » Chamaeleon
    Translation: ru » Chamaeleon
    Translation: sv » Chamaeleon