order Saurischia

order Saurischia
noun
extinct terrestrial reptiles: theropods (carnivorous); sauropods (herbivorous)
Syn: ↑Saurischia
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Archosauria, ↑subclass Archosauria

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