What does saurian mean?

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ˈsɔr i ənsauri·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saurianadjective

    any of various reptiles of the suborder Sauria which includes lizards; in former classifications included also the crocodiles and dinosaurs

  2. saurian, lacertilianadjective

    of or relating to lizards


  1. sauriannoun

    A reptile of the suborder Sauria; a lizard.

    Etymology: *, from σαύρα

  2. saurianadjective

    Pertaining to the Sauria.

    Etymology: *, from σαύρα

  3. saurianadjective

    Resembling a lizard.

    Etymology: *, from σαύρα

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saurianadjective

    of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, the Sauria

  2. Sauriannoun

    one of the Sauria

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saurian

    saw′ri-an, n. a reptile or animal covered with scales, as the lizard.—adj. pertaining to, or of the nature of, a saurian.—n.pl. Sau′ria, a division of reptiles formerly including lizards, crocodiles, dinosaurians, pterodactyls, &c.: a scaly reptile with legs, a lacertilian: one of the sauropsida.—n. Sauran′odon, a genus of toothless reptiles, whose fossil remains are found in the Rocky Mountains.—adj. Sauran′odont.—ns. Saurich′nite, the fossil track of a saurian; Saur′ōdon, a genus of fossil fishes of the Cretaceous age.—adj. Saur′oid, resembling the lizard: reptilian.—n. Saurom′alus, a genus of plump lizards, including the alderman-lizard.—n.pl. Saurop′oda, an order of lizards containing gigantic dinosaurs.—adj. Saurop′odous.—n.pl. Saurop′sida, the monocondyla, including birds and reptiles.—adj. Saurop′sidan.—n.pl. Sauropteryg′ia, an order of fossil saurians, usually called Plesiosauria.—adj. Sauropteryg′ian. [Gr. saura, sauros, the lizard.]

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  1. anurias

  2. uranias

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saurian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saurian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
    • A. urus
    • B. macron
    • C. swathing
    • D. brashness

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