Mososaurus
Mosasaurus Mos`a*sau"rus, n. [NL., fr. L. Mosa the River Meuse (on which Meastricht is situated) + Gr. ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct marine reptiles allied to the lizards, but having the body much elongated, and the limbs in the form of paddles. The first known species, nearly fifty feet in length, was discovered in Cretaceous beds near Maestricht, in the Netherlands. [Written also {Mososaurus}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Mososaurus — Mos o*sau rus, n. [NL.] (Paleon.) Same as {Mosasaurus}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mososaurus — mo·so·sau·rus …   English syllables

  • mososaurus — ˌmōsəˈsȯrəs Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Mosasaurus synonym of mosasaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mosasaurus — Mos a*sau rus, n. [NL., fr. L. Mosa the River Meuse (on which Meastricht is situated) + Gr. ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct marine reptiles allied to the lizards, but having the body much elongated, and the limbs in the form of paddles …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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