archosaurian

noun
extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
Derivationally related forms: ↑archosaurian (for: ↑archosaur)
Hypernyms: ↑diapsid, ↑diapsid reptile
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Archosauria, ↑subclass Archosauria
adjective
of or relating to reptiles of the subclass Archosauria
Pertains to noun: ↑Archosauria
Derivationally related forms: ↑archosaur

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  • archosaurian — adjective or noun see archosaur …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archosaurian — noun archosaur …   Wiktionary

  • archosaurian — ar·cho·sau·ri·an …   English syllables

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  • archosaur — archosaurian, adj. /ahr keuh sawr /, n. any reptile of the subclass Archosauria, including the dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and crocodilians and characterized by two pairs of openings in the temporal region of the skull. [1965 70; < NL Archosaurus,… …   Universalium

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