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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any fishlike marine reptile of a particular extinct order

Usage examples (41)
  • The new fossil found was of the ichthyosaurs.
  • Anning's finds, now known as ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs, are on display at the Natural History Museum in London.
  • Part of Riess’ case for flight in ichthyosaurs was based on analogy with two living animals: the Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus) and the Amazon river dolphin (Inia).
  • Locomotion, biophysics of swimming and phylogeny of the ichthyosaurs. for more
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