• Definition for "nothosaur"
    • Any of a few extinct marine reptiles, associated…
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  • Hypernym for "nothosaur"

nothosaur definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a few extinct marine reptiles, associated with the order Nothosauroidea, through the Triassic period
    • An extinct marine reptile with longer much more slender limbs than plesiosaurs and less entirely altered for cycling.
    • A reptile of the family Nothosaurid√¶.
    • extinct marine reptile with much longer more thin limbs than plesiosaurs much less totally changed for cycling
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