noun. small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color.
- Anolis carolinensis
- American chameleon
- genus Anolis
- iguanid lizard
Example sentences of the word anole
The mating season for anole lizards generally starts in the beginning of the spring and lasts until the very end of the summer.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The knight anole is a bright green lizard with a yellow or white stripe under the eye that continues over the shoulder.
3. Noun, plural
Anolis equestris is referred to as the Cuban or knight anole.