archosaur

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin Archosauria (taxonomic division of extinct reptiles), from ἄρχων (árkhōn, leader) + σαύρα (saúra, lizard)

Noun[edit]

archosaur (plural archosaurs)

  1. (biology) Any reptile of the taxon Archosauria; includes the extinct dinosaurs, plesiosaurs, pterosaurs and ichthyosaurs and the modern crocodiles

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