Anole



any of numerous chiefly insectivorous New World lizards of the genus Anolis, related to the iguana, that have the ability to change the color of their skin among a wide range of green and brown shades.
Historical Examples

My limited observations on this anole suggest that it is an inhabitant of the upper levels of the forest.
Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala William E. Duellman

noun
any small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards of the genus Anolis, such as A. carolinensis (green anole): family Iguanidae (iguanas). They are able to change the colour of their skin Also called American chameleon
n.

or anoli, 1906, from a native name in the Antilles.

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