archosaurian reptile

noun
extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
Syn: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian
Derivationally related forms: ↑archosaurian (for: ↑archosaurian), ↑archosaurian (for: ↑archosaur)
Hypernyms: ↑diapsid, ↑diapsid reptile
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Archosauria, ↑subclass Archosauria

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  • archosaurian — I noun extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts • Syn: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian reptile • Derivationally related forms: ↑archosaurian (for: ↑archosaur …   Useful english dictionary

  • diapsid reptile — noun reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye • Syn: ↑diapsid • Ant: ↑anapsid (for: ↑diapsid) • Hypernyms: ↑reptile, ↑reptilian …   Useful english dictionary

  • flying reptile — noun an extinct reptile of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a bird like beak and membranous wings supported by the very long fourth digit of each forelimb • Syn: ↑pterosaur • Hypernyms: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crocodilian reptile — noun extant archosaurian reptile • Syn: ↑crocodilian • Hypernyms: ↑diapsid, ↑diapsid reptile • Hyponyms: ↑crocodile, ↑false gavial, ↑Tomistom …   Useful english dictionary

  • archosaur — noun extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts • Syn: ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile • Derivationally related forms: ↑archosaurian (for: ↑archosaurian) …   Useful english dictionary

  • diapsid — noun reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye • Syn: ↑diapsid reptile • Ant: ↑anapsid • Hypernyms: ↑reptile, ↑reptilian • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nothosaur — noun extinct marine reptile with longer more slender limbs than plesiosaurs and less completely modified for swimming • Hypernyms: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nothosaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • plesiosaur — noun extinct marine reptile with a small head on a long neck a short tail and four paddle shaped limbs; of the Jurassic and Cretaceous • Syn: ↑plesiosaurus • Hypernyms: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • thecodont — noun presumably in the common ancestral line to dinosaurs and crocodiles and birds • Syn: ↑thecodont reptile • Hypernyms: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile • Member Holonyms: ↑Thecodontia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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