- belonging or pertaining to the reptilian suborder Lacertilia, comprising the lizards.
- a lacertilian reptile.
Origin of lacertilian
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In other words, the body, hind legs, and tail are lacertilian in character.Evolution in Art
Alfred C. Haddon
Lizard, liz′ard, n. a family of four-footed scaly reptiles, a saurian or lacertilian.
Certain footprints in the coal measures of Kansas have been supposed to belong to lacertilian or dinosaurian forms.
- any reptile of the suborder Lacertilia (lizards)
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Lacertilia
Word Origin for lacertilian
- Relating to or characteristic of lizards and closely related reptiles.