- (constellation) A small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a chamaeleon. It lies south of the constellations Carina and Musca.
Etymology: Named by Dutch explorers w:Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and w:Frederick de Houtman, Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From (term, chamaeleon, , chamaeleon, lang=la) < Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=chamaeleon, lang=grc)
- French: Caméléon
- German: Chamí¤leon
- Spanish: Chamaeleon
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