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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An agamoid lizard of the genus Stellio or family Stellionidæ; a star-lizard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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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  • noun zoology A lizard (Stellio vulgaris), olive-green with small stellate spots, common in the Eastern Mediterranean among ruins.

Etymologies

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Latin stellio a newt with starlike spots on its back, from stella a star.

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