Archegosaurus

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

Definition of Archegosaurus

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Archegosaurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Archegosaurus. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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