Saurian



adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the Sauria, a group of reptiles originally including the lizards, crocodiles, and several extinct forms but now technically restricted to the lizards.
2.
resembling a lizard.
noun
3.
a saurian animal, as a dinosaur or lizard.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a lizard
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Sauria, a former suborder of reptiles (now called Lacertilia), which included the lizards
noun
3.
a former name for lizard
saurian
(sôr’ē-ən)
A lizard or similar reptile.

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