eosaurus

Eosaurus

E`o*sau"rus\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'hw`s dawn + say^ros lizard.] (Paleon.) An extinct marine reptile from the coal measures of Nova Scotia; -- so named because supposed to be of the earliest known reptiles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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