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