Archegosaurus

noun Ar·che·go·sau·rus \ärˌkēgōˈsȯrəs\

Definition of Archegosaurus

  1. :  a genus of extinct long-snouted aquatic labyrinthodont amphibians from the Lower Permian of Europe

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Origin and Etymology of archegosaurus

New Latin, from Greek archēgos primary, originating (from archē beginning + -ēgos, akin to Greek agein to lead, drive) + New Latin -saurus


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