Sea saurian

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sea saurian (Zoöl) Any marine saurian; esp. Paleon, the large extinct species of Mosasaurus Ichthyosaurus Plesiosaurus, and related genera.
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Usage

In literature:

And when they reached the estuary, the excandescent sun Was setting o'er the hefted sea; their saurian day was done.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
Those are the genuine lineal representatives on our modern seas of the secondary saurians.
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
And when they reached the estuary, the excandescent sun Was setting o'er the hefted sea; their saurian day was done.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
The flying saurians of the cretaceous sea of Kansas, though not numerous in species, were of remarkable size.
"Buffalo Land" by W. E. Webb
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