HyperDic: family_chamaeleontidae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Chamaeleontidae:
NOUNanimalfamily Chamaeleontidae, Chamaeleontidae, Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleonidae, Rhiptoglossa, family RhiptoglossaOld World chameleons
English > family Chamaeleontidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningOld World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria.
SynonymsChamaeleontidae, Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleonidae, Rhiptoglossa, family Rhiptoglossa
Member ofSauria, suborder Sauria, Lacertilia, suborder Lacertiliatrue lizards
MembersChamaeleo, genus Chamaeleo, genus Chamaeleontype genus of the Chamaeleontidae
chameleon, chamaeleonlizard of Africa and Madagascar / Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue
Broaderreptile familyA family of reptiles

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