Chamaeleon

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From Ancient Greek χαμαιλέων (khamailéōn).

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Chamaeleon m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asteraceae – certain carline thistle plants, with at most only a single currently accepted species Chamaeleon macrophyllus, most of whose former species are now in Carlina..

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Etymology[edit]

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin chamaeleon (chamaeleon), from Ancient Greek χαμαιλέων (khamailéōn)

Proper noun[edit]

Chamaeleon

  1. (astronomy) A small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a chamaeleon. It lies south of the constellations Carina and Musca.

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Proper noun[edit]

Chamaeleon ?

  1. (astronomy) Chamaeleon (small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky)