Definition of saurian
: any of a suborder (Sauria) of reptiles including the lizards and in older classifications the crocodiles and various extinct forms (such as the dinosaurs and ichthyosaurs) that resemble lizards
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This creature was a connecting point between saurians and birds, but where to draw the line?
The fossils were originally excavated in the 1934 and briefly described nine years later, but experts didn't realize the significance of the saurian until the new study.
The gameplay here is also inventive, with the player facing not only all kinds of car-damaging road obstacles, but also the constant possibility of being stomped by an angry saurian.
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Origin and Etymology of saurian
New Latin Sauria, from New Latin saurus lizard, from Greek sauros
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
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