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lăcerta, ae, f., and lăcertus, i, m.

I. A lizard: lacerta, Plin. 8, 39, 60, 141; Ov. M. 5, 458; Hor. C. 1, 23, 7; Mart. 14, 172; Juv. 14, 75: lacertus, Verg. E. 2, 9; id. G. 4, 13; Juv. 14, 131; cf. Schol. Juv. 3, 231. —Prov.: unius sese dominum fecisse lacertae, to get a little place of one's own (if only big enough for a lizard), Juv. 3, 231. —

II. A sea-fish, otherwise unknown: lacertus, Cic. Att. 2, 6, 1; Plin. 32, 11, 53, 149; Cels. 2, 18; Mart. 10, 48, 11 al.: lacerta, Dig. 33, 9, 3, 3.