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mosasaurus definitions

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any large extinct marine reptile of the genus Mosasaurus, with a long slender body and flipper-like limbs. Etymology: mod.L f. Mosa river Meuse (near which it was first discovered) + Gk sauros lizard

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mosasaurus Mos`a*sau"rus, n. [NL., fr. L. Mosa the River Meuse (on which Meastricht is situated) + Gr. ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct marine reptiles allied to the lizards, but having the body much elongated, and the limbs in the form of paddles. The first known species, nearly fifty feet in length, was discovered in Cretaceous beds near Maestricht, in the Netherlands. [Written also Mososaurus.]



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