Advertisement

ichthyosaur (n.)

extinct aquatic reptile, 1830, Modern Latin, from Latinized form of Greek ikhthys "fish" (see ichthyo-) + -saurus. Related: Ichthyosaurus (1819); ichthyosaurian.

Others Are Reading

Advertisement
Definitions of ichthyosaur from WordNet

ichthyosaur (n.)
any of several marine reptiles of the Mesozoic having a body like a porpoise with dorsal and tail fins and paddle-shaped limbs;
From wordnet.princeton.edu