Sauropsida

plural noun
Sau·​rop·​si·​da | \ -psədə \

Definition of Sauropsida

in some especially former classifications
: a group of vertebrates comprising the reptiles and birds — compare ichthyopsida , mammalia

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Other Words from Sauropsida

sauropsidan \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗sədən \ adjective or noun
sauropsidian \ ¦⸗ˌ⸗¦sidēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sauropsida

New Latin, from saur- + Greek opsis appearance + New Latin -ida

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“Sauropsida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sauropsida. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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