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- n. A lizard (Stellio vulgaris), olive-green with small stellate spots, common in the Eastern Mediterranean among ruins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An agamoid lizard of the genus Stellio or family Stellionidæ; a star-lizard.
Latin stellio a newt with starlike spots on its back, from stella a star. (Wiktionary)