HyperDic: diapsid

English > 1 sense of the word diapsid:
NOUNanimaldiapsid, diapsid reptilereptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
diapsid > pronunciation
Soundsday.ae'psihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > diapsid: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningreptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye.
Synonymdiapsid reptile
Narrowerarchosaur, archosaurian, archosaurian reptileExtinct reptiles including
crocodilian reptile, crocodilianextant archosaurian reptile
saurianAny of various reptiles of the suborder Sauria which includes lizards
snake, serpent, ophidianlimbless scaly elongate reptile
tuatara, Sphenodon punctatumOnly extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New Zealand
Broaderreptile, reptilianAny cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
Oppositeanapsid, anapsid reptilePrimitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull
Spanishdiapsid, diápsido
Catalandiàpsid

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