Definition of Saurischia

1. Noun. Extinct terrestrial reptiles: theropods (carnivorous); sauropods (herbivorous).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saurischia

Saudi-Arabian
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian
Saudi Arabian monetary unit
Saudi Arabian riyal
Saudi Arabians
Saudis
Sauk
Saul
Saul Bellow
Saul Steinberg
Saul of Tarsus
Sault Sainte Marie
Saundby's test
Saunders
Saurischia (current term)
Sauromalus
Sauromalus obesus
Sauropodomorpha
Saurosuchus
Saururaceae
Saururus
Saururus cernuus
Saussure
Saussurea
Saussurea costus
Saussurea lappa
Sauterne
Sauternes
Sauvignon blanc

Literary usage of Saurischia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... Campto- saurus; and (B) carnivorous dinosaur (Saurischia), Allosaurus. One- twelfth natural size. a. acetabulum or hip socket; it, ilium; 1s, ischium; ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Suborder Ceratopsia. Quadrupedal horned dinosaurs. The two main phyla or orders of dinosaurs have received the rather cumbrous names of Saurischia (Gr. ..."

3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"They were derived in common with the Saurischia from the ... Like the Saurischia, they too gave rise to aberrant races, which however did not as in the ..."

4. Dragons of the Air: An Account of Extinct Flying Reptiles by Harry Govier Seeley (1901)
"... Crocodilia, Saurischia, Aves, Ornith- ischia, ... arranged in this way show that the three middle groups—carnivorous Saurischia, ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1901)
"Saurischia.) 1898 B, p. 68. « Saurischia.) Dollo. L. 1884 B. 1892 C, p. 10. ... Saurischia.) Steinmann and Doderlein 1890 A, p. 661. Vetter, B. 1885 A, p. ..."

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