Definition of Tuateras
1. tuatera [n] - See also: tuatera
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Literary usage of Tuateras
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"terrestrial, four-footed, persistently saurian or lizard-like forms, the tuateras and the true lizards; but from these types again there radiated off one of ..."
2. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"... (tuateras), Lacertilia (lizards), Ophidia (snakes), and Crocodilia (crocodiles). These great reptilian dynasties seem to have extended over the ..."
3. Water Reptiles of the Past and Present by Samuel Wendell Williston (1914)
"With these living tuateras we have nothing further to do, since they are land animals, living about the beaches of the New Zealand islands, ..."
4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Certain species of petrels occupy the tuateras" burrows as nesting sites, and the two are reputed to live peacefully together. ..."
5. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of the by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"Sta tuateras have been exceedingly scarce of recent years, and in view of their scientific interest, and the risk of their possible extinction, ..."
6. My Memories by Ovide Musin (1920)
"These tuateras have been kept for years, deprived of nourishment of any kind, no water and even without air, with no apparent discomfort. ..."