Lacerta

Lacerta is Latin for lizard
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lacerta

Latin, meaning: lizard.
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Lacerta

[n] - type genus of the Lacertidae
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Lacerta

English name: The Lizard. Genitive name: Lacertae. Visibility: Visible from the UK See TABLE 20: THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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Lacerta

La·cer'ta noun [ Latin lacertus the arm.] A fathom. [ Obsolete] Domesday Book.
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Lacerta

La·cer'ta noun [ Latin a lizard. See Lizard .] 1. (Zoology) A genus of lizards. See Lizard . » 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 l...
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lacerta

1. <zoology> A genus of lizards. See Lizard. ... 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 (L. Agilis), of Europe. ... 2. <astronomy> The Lizard, a northern constellation. ... Origin: L. A lizard. See Lizard. ....
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Lacerta

genus Lacerta noun type genus of the Lacertidae
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Lacerta

• (n.) A fathom. • (n.) The Lizard, a northern constellation. • (n.) A genus of lizards. See Lizard.
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Lacerta

genus of lizards of the family Lacertidae that includes among its nearly 50 species most European lizards and some Asian and northern African ... [1 related articles]
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Lacerta

[Chinese astronomy] According to traditional Chinese uranography, the modern constellation Lacerta is located within the northern quadrant of the sky, which is symbolized as the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ). The name of the western constellation in modern Chinese is 蝎虎座 (xiē hǔ zuò), meaning ...
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Lacerta

(abbr. Lac, gen. Lacertae) The Lizard. Lacerta is a small northern constellation that lies on the edge of the Milky Way just south of the midpoint of a line drawn from Deneb in Cygnus to Schedir in Cassiopeia. Its brightest star is Alpha Lac (visual magnitude 3.76, absolute magn...
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Lacerta

Lacerta is a small faint constellation in the northern hemisphere, part of which is crossed by the Milky Way, lying between Cygnus and Andromeda.
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Lacerta

[genus] Lacerta is a genus of lizards of the family Lacertidae. It is fairly diverse containing around 40 species. The earliest known members of the genus are known from early Miocene epoch fossils indistinguishable in anatomy from the modern green lizards such as Lacerta viridis. ==Classification== Genus ``Lacerta`` Formerly ``Lacerta`` .....
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Lacerta

==Notable features== Lacerta is typical of Milky Way constellations: no bright galaxies, nor globular clusters, but instead open clusters, for example NGC 7243, the faint planetary nebula IC 5217 and quite a few double stars. It also contains the prototypic blazar BL Lacertae. Lacerta contains no Messier objects. ===Stars=== Alpha Lacertae is a bl...
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