Eosaurus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eosaurus (Paleon) An extinct marine reptile from the coal measures of Nova Scotia; -- so named because supposed to be of the earliest known reptiles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eosaurus A genus of stegocephalous Amphibia represented only by detached amphicœlous vertebræ from the Coal-measures of Nova Scotia.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. 'hw`s dawn + say^ros lizard