Stegomus

noun

Stego·​mus
-məs
: a genus of small short-necked 5-toed reptiles (order Thecodontia) with smooth dermal scutes found in the Triassic of the Connecticut valley

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, probably from steg- + Greek ōmos shoulder

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“Stegomus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stegomus. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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