any of a genus (Anolis, esp. A. carolinensis) of New World, tropical, arboreal lizards that can change color
Any of various small, chiefly tropical lizards of the genus Anolis and related genera, native to the Americas and characterized by a distensible dewlap and the ability to change color.
Origin of anoleFrench anolis, of Cariban origin.
From a Cariban term.