Definition of Genus anolis

1. Noun. New World chameleons.

Exact synonyms: Anolis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Iguania, Family Iguanidae, Iguania, Iguanidae
Member holonyms: American Chameleon, Anole, Anolis Carolinensis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anolis

genus Angraecum
genus Angrecum
genus Anguilla
genus Anguillula
genus Anguis
genus Anhima
genus Anhinga
genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser
genus Antedon
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis
genus Antheraea
genus Anthericum
genus Antheropeas
genus Anthidium
genus Anthoceros

Literary usage of Genus anolis

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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"... AMERICAN CHAMELEON genus anolis The North American Representative of a Large, New World Genus of Lizards that are Remarkable in the Habit of Frequently ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Another widely distributed genus, Anolis, has two representatives in the South Atlantic States, popularly called 'chameleons.' (See ANOLIS. ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"The second subdivision of the genus anolis consists of species without a carinated crest on the tail, but in no other respect differing from those already ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The genus Anolis contains the common "chameleon" of the southeastern United States. (See ANOLIS; CHAMELEON). ..."

5. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"Another widely distributed genus, Anolis, has two representatives in the South Atlantic States, popularly called 'chameleons.' (See ANOLIS. ..."

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