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Chamaeleon

[ kuh-mee-lee-uhn, -meel-yuhn ]
/ kəˈmi li ən, -ˈmil yən /
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noun, genitive Cha·mae·le·on·tis [kuh-mee-lee-on-tis]. /kəˌmi liˈɒn tɪs/. Astronomy.
a small southern constellation between Musca and Hydrus.
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Origin of Chamaeleon

From Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for Chamaeleon

Chamaeleon
/ (kəˈmiːlɪən) /

noun Latin genitive Chamaeleontis (kəˌmiːlɪˈɒntɪs)
a faint constellation lying between Volans and the South celestial pole
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