-saur

-saur

a combining form used in the names of extinct reptiles, especially archosaurs, usually Anglicized forms of Latin taxonomic names: dinosaur; pterosaur.

Origin:
< Greek saûros lizard

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-saur or -saurus
 
n combining form
lizard: dinosaur
 
[from New Latin saurus]
 
-saurus or -saurus
 
n combining form
 
[from New Latin saurus]

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