Definition of Pterodactyls

1. Noun. (plural of pterodactyl) ¹



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Definition of Pterodactyls

1. pterodactyl [n] - See also: pterodactyl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pterodactyls

pteridophytes
pteridophytic
pterin
pterinic
pterins
pterion
pterions
ptero-
pterocarpan
pterocarpans
pterodactyl
pterodactylane
pterodactyls (current term)
pterophore
pterophores
pterophyte
pterophytes
pteropid
pteropids
pteropine
pteropod
pteropodine
pteropodines
pteropodous
pteropods
pteropogon
pterosaur

Literary usage of Pterodactyls

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1. Design in Nature: Illustrated by Spiral and Other Arrangements in the by James Bell Pettigrew (1908)
"The Wings of pterodactyls are produced not by dwarfing or obliterating original ... The pterodactyls, like insecte, birds, and bate, are to be regarded as ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"There are about twenty different genera of pterodactyls, all included in the order ... The pterodactyls have skeletons of light but firm construction with ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"In the early pterodactyls there were three or four sacral vertebrae; ... It thus would seem that some or all pterodactyls walked erect when upon the ground, ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"The concluding chapters contain a discussion of the relations and origin of the pterodactyls and, from what has been said in other parts of the book, ..."

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