Pleiosaurus
Pleiosaurus \Plei`o*sau"rus\, n. [NL.] (Paleon.) Same as {Pliosaurus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pliosaur — /ˈpliəsɔ/ (say pleeuhsaw) noun a member of the Pliosauridae, a family of carnivorous marine reptiles from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, characterised by having a short neck, an elongated head and powerful jaws with long teeth. Compare… …   Australian English dictionary

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