chameleonic
adjective see chameleon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chameleonic — chameleon (also chamaeleon) ► NOUN ▪ a small slow moving lizard with a long extensible tongue, protruding eyes, and the ability to change colour. DERIVATIVES chameleonic adjective. ORIGIN Greek khamaile n, from khamai on the ground + le n lion …   English terms dictionary

  • chameleonic — See chameleon. * * * …   Universalium

  • chameleonic — adjective Resembling a chameleon: readily changing color or other attributes …   Wiktionary

  • chameleonic — cha·me·le·on·ic …   English syllables

  • chameleonic — cha·me·leon (kə mēl’yən, mē’lē ən) n. 1) Any of various tropical lizards of the family Chamaeleonidae, chiefly of Africa and Madagascar, having a prehensile tail, eyes that can move independently, and the ability to change color. 2) An anole… …   Word Histories

  • chameleonic — kə|mēlē|änik adjective : like a chameleon in changeability : assuming varying hues : inconstant …   Useful english dictionary

  • chameleon — chameleonic /keuh mee lee on ik/, adj. chameleonlike, adj. /keuh mee lee euhn, meel yeuhn/, n. 1. any of numerous Old World lizards of the family Chamaeleontidae, characterized by the ability to change the color of their skin, very slow… …   Universalium

  • chameleon-like — chameleonic / i onˈik/ and chamelˈeon like adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑chameleon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cillian Murphy — Murphy in 2010 Born 25 May 1976 (1976 05 25) (age 35) Douglas, County Cork, Ireland …   Wikipedia

  • chameleon — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English camelion, from Middle French, from Latin chamaeleon, from Greek chamaileōn, from chamai on the ground + leōn lion more at humble Date: 14th century 1. any of a family (Chamaeleontidae) of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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