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Lacerta Syllabification: La·cer·ta
Pronunciation: /ləˈsərdə/
Astronomy

Definition of Lacerta in English:

1A small and inconspicuous northern constellation (the Lizard), on the edge of the Milky Way between Cygnus and Andromeda.
1.1 (as genitive Lacertaeləˈsərtē) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Lacertae

Origin

Latin.

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