Definition of Sauria in English:

Sauria

Syllabification: Sau·ri·a
Pronunciation: /ˈsôrēə
 
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Zoology
  • former term for Lacertilia.
    More example sentences
    • However, if turtles are considered nested within Sauria, then we should regard sauropterygians as stem turtles.
    • These developments, in the Sauria, both allowed and required the quadrate to become more massive and self-supporting.

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek sauros 'lizard'.

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