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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extinct flying reptile.

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  • A mere explanation that a pterodactyl was a kind of flying reptile belonging to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods was insufficient.
  • No matter a persons' level of scientific knowledge most can identify a picture of a flying reptile as a "pterodactyl".
  • Now I'll bet there isn't a man here who can spell "pterodactyl," not even the prisoner at the bar.
  • You see, there's this sort of dragonlike flying reptile that used to exist, called a pterodactyl, and this is a flying moon, so - " for more
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