Anole meaning

ə-nō'lē
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.
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Any of a genus (Anolis, esp. A. carolinensis) of New World, tropical, arboreal lizards that can change color.
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Any of the Anolis genus of arboreal American lizards (such as the American chameleon) from the iguana family which feature a brightly colored dewlap and color-changing ability.
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Origin of anole

  • French anolis of Cariban origin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From a Cariban term.
    From Wiktionary