Results for Lacertian

Definition of Lacertian:
  • part of speech: (adjective)

    Pert. to the family of lizards.

Usage examples for Lacertian:
What the Protamniota were like, I do not suppose any one is in a position to say, but I cannot think that the thoroughly Lacertian Protorosaurus had anything to do with them. ” Critiques and Addresses, - Thomas Henry Huxley.
Although the head is wanting in all the examples yet found, they clearly belong to the Lacertian order, and are therefore of a higher grade than any other vertebrate animal hitherto found fossil in a Palaeozoic rock. ” The Student's Elements of Geology, - Sir Charles Lyell.

Word of the Day

quash

To crush; subdue; annul.

Popular words