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Lacerta

[luh-sur-tuh] /ləˈsɜr tə/
noun, genitive Lacertae
[luh-sur-tee] /ləˈsɜr ti/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Lizard, a northern constellation between Cepheus and Pegasus.
Origin
< Latin: lizard
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Lacerta

/ləˈsɜːtə/
noun (Latin genitive) Lacertae (ləˈsɜːtiː)
1.
a small faint constellation in the N hemisphere, part of which is crossed by the Milky Way, lying between Cygnus and Andromeda
Word Origin
Latin: lizard
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