noun, genitive La·cer·tae [luh-sur-tee]. /ləˈsɜr ti/. Astronomy.
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The common guana (Lacerta iguana) is naturally extremely gentle and harmless.Animal Intelligence|George J. Romanes
The only land reptile is a small lizard (Lacerta dugesii), which is abundant and is very destructive to the grape crop.
It very much resembles the lacerta ameiva, as figured and described by Lacepede,26 but the tail is proportionably much longer.
Most of the European lizards with four well developed limbs belong to the genus Lacerta.
Linnus mentions three species, which he places with his great genus Lacerta.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier