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archosaur (plural archosaurs)
- A reptile of the taxon Archosauria, which includes the extinct dinosaurs, plesiosaurs, pterosaurs and ichthyosaurs and the modern crocodiles.
- 2012, Winand Brinkmann, Kenneth De Baets, editors, Paleontological Museum of the University of Zürich: Exhibition Guide, Paleontological Institute and Museum of the University of Zürich, →ISBN, page 77:
- The predominance of archosaurs over other reptiles might be a consequence of their more advanced mode of locomotion compared with their relatives.
- See also Thesaurus:archosaur