Lacertian
Lacertian La*cer"tian, a. [Cf. F. lacertien.] (Zo["o]l.) Like a lizard; of or pertaining to the {Lacertilia}. -- n. One of the {Lacertilia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lacertian — adjective Lizard like …   Wiktionary

  • lacertian — n. lizard, member of the reptilian suborder Lacertidae adj. of or pertaining to lizards and other related reptiles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lacertian — la·cer·tian …   English syllables

  • lacertian — n. & adj. (also lacertilian, lacertine) n. any reptile of the suborder Lacertilia, including lizards. adj. of or relating to the Lacertilia; lizard like, saurian. Etymology: L lacerta lizard …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lacertilian — Lac er*til i*an ( an), a. & n. Same as {Lacertian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacertine — La*cer tine, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Lacertian. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Craterosaurus — Opisthokonta Craterosaurus Temporal range: 140 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • lacertilian — /las euhr til ee euhn, til yeuhn/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the reptilian suborder Lacertilia, comprising the lizards. n. 2. a lacertilian reptile. Also, lacertian /leuh serr sheuhn/. [1850 55; < NL Lacertili(a) (L Lacert(a) LACERTA +… …   Universalium

  • lacertine — adjective Lizard like; lacertian …   Wiktionary

  • lacertilian — n. lizard, member of the reptilian suborder Lacertidae, lacertian adj. of or pertaining to lizards, of or belonging to the reptilian suborder Lacertidae …   English contemporary dictionary

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