Mezozoic
Reptilian Rep*til"i*an (-an), a. Belonging to the reptiles. [1913 Webster]

{Reptilian age} (Geol.), that part of geological time comprising the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, and distinguished as that era in which the class of reptiles attained its highest expansion; -- called also the {Secondary} or {Mezozoic} age. [1913 Webster]


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  • mezozóic — adj. m. (sil. zo ic), pl. mezozóici; f. sg. mezozóicã, pl. mezozóice …   Romanian orthography

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  • Secondary — Reptilian Rep*til i*an ( an), a. Belonging to the reptiles. [1913 Webster] {Reptilian age} (Geol.), that part of geological time comprising the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, and distinguished as that era in which the class of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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