En*al`i*o*sau"ri*a\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? marine (? in + ? the sea) + ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) An extinct group of marine reptiles, embracing both the Ichthyosauria and the Plesiosauria, now regarded as distinct orders.
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