Definition of Pliosaurs

1. Noun. (plural of pliosaur) ¹



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Definition of Pliosaurs

1. pliosaur [n] - See also: pliosaur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pliosaurs

plink
plinked
plinker
plinkers
plinking
plinks
plinky
plinth
plinthed
plinths
pliocene
pliofilm
pliofilms
pliohippus
pliosaur
pliosaurs (current term)
pliosaurus
pliothermal
pliothermic
pliotron
pliotrons
plipped
plipper
plippers
plipping
pliskie
pliskies
plisky
plisse
plisses

Literary usage of Pliosaurs

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

1. Handbook to the Natural History of Cambridgeshire by J. E. Marr, Arthur Everett Shipley (1904)
"Remains of the species are also stated to occur in the Oxford Clay of Whittlesea. Of the slender-jawed pliosaurs the above- mentioned ..."

2. Phases of Animal Life, Past and Present by Richard Lydekker (1892)
"These creatures, which are known by the name of pliosaurs, although agreeing with the Long-Necked Lizards in the structure of their paddles and backbone, ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... encased in a much stronger and more complete dermal armour than their successors, doubtless for their protection from the great ichthyosaurs, pliosaurs, ..."

4. Fieldiana: Geology by Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Natural History Museum (1907)
"If so, the short-necked pliosaurs must represent a distinct branch of the order which has also undergone the same change. The Cretaceous plesiosaurs of ..."

5. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"The pliosaurs were other swimming Sau- rians, near the Plesiosaur : some individuals were thirty to forty feet long. Remains of more than fifty species of ..."

6. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1876)
"the remains of Megalosaurus, Hylaeosaurus, Iguanodon, &c. into a sea tenanted with pliosaurs, and Ichthyosaurs, and Plesiosaurs, &c., then after depositing ..."

7. Handbook to the Natural History of Cambridgeshire by J. E. Marr, Arthur Everett Shipley (1904)
"Remains of the species are also stated to occur in the Oxford Clay of Whittlesea. Of the slender-jawed pliosaurs the above- mentioned ..."

8. Phases of Animal Life, Past and Present by Richard Lydekker (1892)
"These creatures, which are known by the name of pliosaurs, although agreeing with the Long-Necked Lizards in the structure of their paddles and backbone, ..."

9. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... encased in a much stronger and more complete dermal armour than their successors, doubtless for their protection from the great ichthyosaurs, pliosaurs, ..."

10. Fieldiana: Geology by Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Natural History Museum (1907)
"If so, the short-necked pliosaurs must represent a distinct branch of the order which has also undergone the same change. The Cretaceous plesiosaurs of ..."

11. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"The pliosaurs were other swimming Sau- rians, near the Plesiosaur : some individuals were thirty to forty feet long. Remains of more than fifty species of ..."

12. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1876)
"the remains of Megalosaurus, Hylaeosaurus, Iguanodon, &c. into a sea tenanted with pliosaurs, and Ichthyosaurs, and Plesiosaurs, &c., then after depositing ..."

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