Definition of Chelonian reptile
1. Noun. A reptile of the order Chelonia.
Generic synonyms: Anapsid, Anapsid Reptile
Group relationships: Chelonia, Order Chelonia, Order Testudinata, Order Testudines, Testudinata, Testudines
Specialized synonyms: Turtle
Derivative terms: Chelonian
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chelonian Reptile
Literary usage of Chelonian reptile
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1. Abstracts of the Proceedings of the Geological Society of London by Geological Society of London (1881)
"Australia, extinct chelonian reptile from, 37. ... chelonian reptile from Australia, 37. Cheltenham, Madreporaria of the Inferior Oolite of, 82. ..."
2. Transactions by Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society (1851)
"This is the only chelonian reptile found on our shores. Of the saurian species, we have the sand lizard, lacerta agilis, a remarkably active and elegant ..."
3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1887)
"... fibrinogens I have elsewhere described, I should propose to call it serum fibrinogen. V. "Preliminary Note on the Fossil Remains of a chelonian reptile, ..."