Definition of Genus Chamaeleon
1. Noun. Type genus of the Chamaeleontidae.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Chamaeleonidae, Chamaeleontidae, Family Chamaeleonidae, Family Chamaeleontidae, Family Rhiptoglossa, Rhiptoglossa
Member holonyms: African Chameleon, Chamaeleo Chamaeleon, Chamaeleo Oweni, Horned Chameleon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chamaeleon
Literary usage of Genus Chamaeleon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"... with between fifty and sixty species, which, with a few exceptions, belong to the genus Chamaeleon. Ch. vulgaris is the Common Chameleon of North Africa ..."
2. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1880)
"In the genus Chamaeleon we come to the climax of differences between the sexes. The upper part of the skull of the male C. ..."