Definition of African chameleon

1. Noun. A chameleon found in Africa.

Exact synonyms: Chamaeleo Chamaeleon
Generic synonyms: Chamaeleon, Chameleon
Group relationships: Chamaeleo, Genus Chamaeleo, Genus Chamaeleon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of African Chameleon

Africa-Eurasia
African
African-American
African-American music
African-Americans
African American
African American Vernacular English
African Americans
African Lily
African Union
African anteater
African anteaters
African bowstring hemp
African buffalo
African buffalos
African chameleon (current term)
African cherry orange
African clawed frog
African clawed frogs
African coral snake
African country
African crake
African crakes
African crocodile
African daisy
African elephant
African elephants
African endomyocardial fibrosis
African furuncular myiasis
African gray

Literary usage of African chameleon

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1. The Pet Book by Anna Botsford Comstock (1914)
"African chameleon chameleon of Europe is an absurd little creature, looking more like a little tree-gnome •' than a living animal. ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"... GELDERN The mechanism of the color changes in the lacertilia has been the subject of much investigation, especially in that of the African chameleon. ..."

3. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"Only two chameleons are as yet recorded from Liberia. These are the common species of West African chameleon, Cham<eleo senegalensis, and the smaller ..."

4. Reports on Zoology for 1843, 1844 by Andreas Johann Wagner, Franz Hermann Troschel, Wilhelm Ferdinand Erichson, Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1847)
"508) communicates his observations on the African chameleon, and shows that this animal does not project its long, glutinous tongue towards insects, ..."

5. The Elementary Principles of General Biology by James Francis Abbott (1914)
"A striking example of adaptive response to environmental change is found in the African chameleon and in its American representative, the lizard Anolis, ..."

6. I. A Further Study of Variation in the Gopher-snakes of Western North by John Van Denburgh (1920)
"... GELDERN The mechanism of the color changes in the lacertilia has been the subject of much investigation, especially in that of the African chameleon. ..."

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