From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Anolis \A*no"lis\, prop. n. [In the Antilles, anoli, anoalli, a
   lizard.] (Zool.)
   A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanid[ae].
   They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the
   Old, and in America are often called chameleons.
   [1913 Webster]
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