Plesiosauri
Plesiosaurus Ple`si*o*sau"rus, n.; pl. {Plesiosauri}. [NL., fr. Gr ? near + ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of large extinct marine reptiles, having a very long neck, a small head, and paddles for swimming. It lived in the Mesozoic age. [1913 Webster]

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  • Plesiosaurus — Ple si*o*sau rus, n.; pl. {Plesiosauri}. [NL., fr. Gr ? near + ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of large extinct marine reptiles, having a very long neck, a small head, and paddles for swimming. It lived in the Mesozoic age. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yunguisaurus — Yunguisaurus …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Plesiosaurier — Ple|sio|sau|rier 〈m. 3〉 Angehöriger einer ausgestorbenen Gruppe von Meeresreptilien (Trias bis Oberkreide) vom Aussehen schalenloser Schildkröten [<grch. plesios „nahe“ + sauros „Eidechse“] * * * Plesiosauri|er   [zu griechisch plēsíos »nahe«] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • plesiosauro — ple·sio·sàu·ro s.m. TS paleont. dinosauro marino dell ordine dei Plesiosauri, diffuso dal Triassico al Cretaceo, con collo lungo e zampe a forma di pinne | pl. con iniz. maiusc., ordine della sottoclasse degli Euriapsidi {{line}} {{/line}} DATA:… …   Dizionario italiano

  • plesiosauro — pl.m. plesiosauri …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

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