Origin of lacertilian; from Modern Latin Lacertilia ; from Classical Latin lacertus, lacerta (see lizard) + -an
Any of various lizards and closely related reptiles.
Origin of lacertilianFrom New Latin Lacert&imacron;lia, former suborder name, from Latin lacerta, lizard.
(comparative more lacertilian, superlative most lacertilian)
- Relating to the reptilian suborder Lacertilia.
- A reptile of suborder Lacertilia.