Protorosaurus

noun
Pro·​to·​ro·​sau·​rus

Definition of Protorosaurus

: a genus of upper Permian reptiles (order Protorosauria) resembling lizards and attaining a length of several yards

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History and Etymology for Protorosaurus

New Latin, irregular from proter- + -saurus

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“Protorosaurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protorosaurus. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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