Lacerta

See also: lacerta

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Lacerta agilis

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Latin lacerta (a lizard)

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Lacerta f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Lacertidae — some lizards, including the rock lizards.

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EtymologyEdit

Named by the astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687. From Latin lacerta, a "lizard"

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Lacerta

  1. (astronomy) An inconspicuous autumn constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a lizard. It lies between the constellations of Cygnus and Andromeda.

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