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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reptile genus of the family in the order of extinct flying reptiles.

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  • Plesiosaurus, and Pterodactylus were the aristocrats of the animal world.
  • Pterodactylus kochi by John Conway, in a more recent free-legged configuration
  • Pterodactylus, (Figure 3,) another of the Saurian tribe, associated, however, with Birds by some naturalists, on account of its large wing-like appendages.
  • A very early engraving of Rhamphorhynchus from the Victorian Era I can't remember who the artist was, and it's very outdated today - but this was a very popular image in its... for more
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