saurian definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: ; from sauro- plush -ian
of, or having the characteristics of, lizards
saurian definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of various reptiles of the suborder Sauria, which includes the lizards and in former classifications also the crocodiles and dinosaurs.adjective
Of or relating to the Sauria.
Origin: From New Latin Sauria, suborder name, from saurus, lizard, from Greek sauros.
saurian - Science Definition
A lizard or similar reptile.