adj. of or like a lizard.
Etymology: mod.L Sauria f. Gk saura lizard

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  • Saurian — Sau ri*an, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, the Sauria. n. One of the Sauria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • saurian — reptile of the order Sauria, 1807, from Mod.L. sauria the order of reptiles, from Gk. sauros lizard, probably related to saulos twisting, wavering. Sauropod is 1891, from Mod.L. sauropoda (O.C. Marsh, 1884), second element from Gk. pous foot (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • saurian — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or like a lizard …   English terms dictionary

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  • saurian — /sawr ee euhn/, adj. 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. n. 3. a saurian… …   Universalium

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