TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σαῦρος (saûros) or σαύρα (saúra, lizard, reptile) and -ia; coined in French as Sauriens by Alexandre Brongniart (1799).

Proper nounEdit

Sauria

  1. A taxonomic suborder within the order Squamata – the lizards.

Usage notesEdit

  • Sauria has also been used as a taxon that includes all modern reptiles and many similar extinct ones, but it has not been used with a consistent placement (hypernym) or circumscription (hyponymy).

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: saurian

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