Elasmosaurus

noun
Elas·​mo·​sau·​rus

Definition of Elasmosaurus

: a genus of gigantic long-necked marine reptiles (order Sauropterygia) from the Cretaceous of Kansas related to Plesiosaurus

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History and Etymology for Elasmosaurus

New Latin, from elasm- + -saurus

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“Elasmosaurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elasmosaurus. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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