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Oxford dictionary definition of the word chameleon:
a small slow-moving Old World lizard with a prehensile tail, long extensible tongue, protruding eyes that rotate independently, and a highly developed ability to change colour.
Family Chamaeleonidae: four genera, in particular Chamaeleo, and numerous species, including the European chameleon (C. vulgaris)
(also American chameleon) North American an anole (tree-dwelling lizard).
figurative a person who changes their opinions or behaviour according to the situation:
voters have misgivings about his performance as a political chameleon
Middle English: via Latin chamaeleon from Greek khamaileōn, from khamai ‘on the ground’ + leōn ‘lion’