- any of numerous Old World lizards of the family Lacertidae.
- belonging or pertaining to the Lacertidae family of lizards.
Origin of lacertid
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So far as known, the habits of the various Lizards which constitute the family of Lacertid are much the same.
All of these reptiles have exceedingly long tails, though not so inordinately long as in the Lacertid of the genus Tachydromus.