Tylosaurus

noun
Ty·lo·sau·rus | \ ˌtīləˈsȯrəs \

Definition of Tylosaurus 

: a genus of large pythonomorph reptiles from the Upper Cretaceous of Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas having a short body, long tail, and pentadactyl limbs functioning as paddles

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