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saurian

1. of, relating to, or resembling a lizard
2. of, relating to, or belonging to the Sauria, a former suborder of reptiles (now called Lacertilia), which included the lizards
3. a former name for lizard
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Not good, as the giant saurian visitor sets about being a dinosaur in close proximity to items which are allergic to being stepped on and eaten.
Wryly superimposing Genesis and paleontology, Thoreau infuses Estabrook's fields with "the scent the earth yielded in the saurian period, before man was created and fell" in another passage in the same journal entry of 24 September (JXII:346).
This saurian may have reached 49 feet in length; nonetheless its brain was not in excess of 3 inches," study researcher Fabien Knoll, a paleontologist at Spain's National Museum of Natural Sciences, said.
Graphically, Loi is perceived by his victim as a non-human being with serpentine physical features, a saurian symbol of satanic defiance and blind power.
Everywhere saurian heads and necks peered out of wing armchairs, looking at the young man in the doorway with automatic approval his uniform evoked, and then--or was he perhaps being oversensitive?
As alligator wrestlers, the Bigtrees demonstrate mastery over chaos, control over saurian embodiments of the vortex and the abyss.
The saurian eyelids and pinhole memories and unthrottled leakages of old people repulsed me.
Sand flies in the genus Sergentomyia feed primarily on lizard, and may be the vectors of the agent of saurian leishmaniasis.
More detailed ecological studies on this lizard and the sympatric saurian community, as well as their interaction with other taxa, are needed to gain more insights into the dynamics of this fragile area.
I used the spoon to dig around the horn like a paleontologist after a saurian relic.
cleft Forests and skulls of the Abnakis left Like saurian footprints by the lumber lord, Who broke their virgin greenness cord by cord To build his clearing.
6 CALLY (Jan Chappell) A telepathic guerrilla fighter for anti-Federation resistance forces on the planet Saurian Major.