any of a subclass (Archosauria) of reptiles, including the dinosaurs, pterosaurs, crocodilians, and thecodonts
Origin of archosaur; from Modern Latin Archosauria ; from Classical Greek arch?n (see archon) + sauros, lizard
Any of various vertebrates of the group Archosauria, having a single opening in each side of the skull in front of the eye socket, and including the dinosaurs, birds, pterosaurs, and modern crocodilians.
Origin of archosaurNew Latin Archosauria, subclass name : Greek arkhos, ruler + Greek sauros, lizard.
From New Latin Archosauria (“taxonomic division of extinct reptiles"), from á¼„ÏÏ‡Ï‰Î½ (archÅn, “leader") + ÏƒÎ±ÏÏÎ± (saura, “lizard")