Definition of Lacerta in English:

Lacerta

(also Lacertae)

Pronunciation /ləˈsərdə/

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A small and inconspicuous northern constellation (the Lizard), on the edge of the Milky Way between Cygnus and Andromeda.

adjective

Astronomy
postpositive
  • Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the Lacerta constellation.

    • ‘the star Alpha Lacertae’

Origin

Latin. Lacertae is the Latin genitive form of Lacerta.