Cotylosauria

plural noun Cot·y·lo·sau·ria \¦kä-tə-lə-¦sȯr-ē-ə, kə¦tilə-\

Definition of Cotylosauria

  1. :  an order of Anapsida comprising extremely primitive late Paleozoic and early Triassic reptiles with short legs and massive bodies

cotylosaurian

\-rēən\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of cotylosauria

New Latin, from cotyl- + -sauria


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