Lacertid definition

Any lizard of the family Lacertidae.
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(astronomy) A type of blazar (highly variable active galactic nucleus) that lacks spectral emission lines characteristic of quasars.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lacertid
Plural:
lacertids

Origin of lacertid

  • From the name of the first discovered example, BL Lacertae.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Wiktionary