Definition of Chamaeleon in English:

Chamaeleon

(also Chamaeleontis)

Pronunciation /kəˈmēlyən/ /kəˈmiljən/

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A small and faint southern constellation (the Chameleon), close to the south celestial pole.

adjective

Astronomy
postpositive
  • Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Chamaeleon.

    ‘the star Delta Chamaeleontis’

Origin

Latin from Greek. Chamaeleontis is the Latin genitive form of Chamaeleon.

Pronunciation

Chamaeleon

/kəˈmēlyən/ /kəˈmiljən/