Definition of Ichthyosaur

1. Noun. Any of several marine reptiles of the Mesozoic having a body like a porpoise with dorsal and tail fins and paddle-shaped limbs.




Definition of Ichthyosaur

1. n. One of the Ichthyosaura.

Definition of Ichthyosaur

1. Noun. Any of several extinct fishlike reptiles, of the order ''Ichthyosauria'', that had a body somewhat like a porpoise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ichthyosaur

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Medical Definition of Ichthyosaur

1. One of the Ichthyosaura. Origin: Cf. F. Ichthyosaure. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ichthyosaur

ichthyootoxin
ichthyophagist
ichthyophagists
ichthyophagous
ichthyophagy
ichthyophobia
ichthyophthalmite
ichthyophthira
ichthyophthiriasis
ichthyopsida
ichthyopterygia
ichthyopterygium
ichthyornis
ichthyosarcotoxin
ichthyosarcotoxism
ichthyosaur (current term)
ichthyosauri
ichthyosauria
ichthyosaurian
ichthyosaurians
ichthyosaurs
ichthyosaurus
ichthyoses
ichthyosiform
ichthyosiform erythroderma
ichthyosis
ichthyosis congenita neonatorum
ichthyosis foetalis

Literary usage of Ichthyosaur

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1. Elements of Geology; Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its by Charles Lyell (1865)
"... of the Lias—ichthyosaur and Plesiosaur—Marine Reptile of the Galapagos Islands—Sudden destruction and burial of ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... might have been gradually modified, so as to have successively developed itself from an ichthyosaur to a Plesiosaur, and thence to a Crocodile. ..."

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