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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pterosauria, order Pterosaurianoun

    extinct flying reptiles: pterosaurs


  1. pterosauria

    Pterosauria is a classification or order of flying reptiles that existed during most of the Mesozoic era, approximately between 228 and 66 million years ago. These prehistoric reptiles, also known as pterosaurs, are characterized by their wings, which were formed by a skin and muscle membrane stretching from their elongated fourth fingers to their hind limbs. Despite popular belief, they are not dinosaurs, but represent a separate and distinct group of reptiles. Notable examples include the Pterodactylus and Pteranodon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pterosauria

    an extinct order of flying reptiles of the Mesozoic age; the pterodactyls; -- called also Pterodactyli, and Ornithosauria

  2. Etymology: [NL.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pterosauria

    ter-ō-saw′ri-a, n.pl. a group of extinct flying reptiles. [Gr. pteron, wing, sauros, lizard.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pterosauria in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pterosauria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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