saurian

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Pertaining to the Sauria
Resembling a lizard
A reptile of the suborder Sauria; a lizard

After dinner we all went on deck and watched the unfamiliar scenes of a Capronian night--that is, all but von Schoenvorts. There was less to see than to hear. From the great inland lake behind us came the hissing and the screaming of countless saurians. Above us we heard the flap of giant wings, while from the shore rose the multitudinous voices of a tropical jungle--of a warm, damp atmosphere such as must have enveloped the entire earth during the Palezoic and Mesozoic eras.

One of the Sauria
Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, the Sauria
any of various reptiles of the suborder Sauria which includes lizards; in former classifications included also the crocodiles and dinosaurs of or relating to lizards
{s} resembling a lizard; from the family of lizards and dinosaurs (Zoology)
{i} animal belonging to the family of lizards and dinosaurs
sea saurian
Any marine saurian; esp
sea saurian
the large extinct species of Mosasaurus, Ichthyosaurus, Plesiosaurus, and related genera
sea saurian
Paleon
saurian

    Silbentrennung

    sau·ri·an

    Synonyme

    lacertilian

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    [ 'sor-E-&n ] (noun.) circa 1829. Late Latin *saurianus, from Ancient Greek σαύρα (saura, “lizard”)

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