Lacerta agilis
Lacerta La*cer"ta, n. [L. a lizard. See {Lizard}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of lizards. See {Lizard}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Formerly it included nearly all the known lizards. It is now restricted to certain diurnal Old World species, like the green lizard ({Lacerta viridis}) and the sand lizard ({Lacerta agilis}), of Europe. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) The Lizard, a northern constellation. [1913 Webster]


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