Stellion

Stellion

Stel"lion\, n. [L. stellio a newt having starlike spots on its back, fr. stella a star.] (Zo["o]l.) A lizard (Stellio vulgaris), common about the Eastern Mediterranean among ruins. In color it is olive-green, shaded with black, with small stellate spots. Called also hardim, and star lizard.
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