HyperDic: saurischian

English > 1 sense of the word saurischian:
NOUNanimalsaurischian, saurischian dinosaurherbivorous or carnivorous dinosaur having a three-pronged pelvis like that of a crocodile
English > saurischian: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningherbivorous or carnivorous dinosaur having a three-pronged pelvis like that of a crocodile.
Synonymsaurischian dinosaur
Member ofSaurischia, order SaurischiaExtinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles
Narrowersauropod, sauropod dinosaurVery large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs
theropod, theropod dinosaur, bird-footed dinosaurAny of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
BroaderdinosaurAny of numerous extinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles of the Mesozoic era

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