Chamaeleon

[kuh-mee-lee-uh n, -meel-yuh n]
noun, genitive Cha·mae·le·on·tis [kuh-mee-lee-on-tis] /kəˌmi liˈɒn tɪs/. Astronomy.
  1. a small southern constellation between Musca and Hydrus.
Also Cha·me·le·on.

Origin of Chamaeleon

From Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for chamaeleon

Chamaeleon

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