thecodont reptile

noun
presumably in the common ancestral line to dinosaurs and crocodiles and birds
Syn: ↑thecodont
Hypernyms: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile
Member Holonyms: ↑Thecodontia, ↑order Thecodontia

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