Definition of lacertiform in English:

lacertiform

Pronunciation /ləˈsəːtɪfɔːm/

adjective

Zoology
  • Having the form of a typical (lacertid) lizard; characteristic of that found in lizards.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopedia Americana. From post-classical Latin lacertiformis from classical Latin lacerta lizard + -formis.