Mesosuchia

plural noun
Meso·​su·​chia

Definition of Mesosuchia

in some classifications
: a suborder of Loricata comprising variable and more or less archaic reptiles of the Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous

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Other Words from Mesosuchia

mesosuchian \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗kēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Mesosuchia

New Latin, from mes- + Greek souchos crocodile + New Latin -ia

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“Mesosuchia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mesosuchia. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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