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pterodactyl (n.)

extinct flying reptile, 1826, from French ptérodactyle (Cuvier, 1809), from Modern Latin genus name Pterodactylus, from Greek pteron "wing" (from PIE root *pet- "to rush, to fly") + daktylos "finger" (see dactyl).

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Definitions of pterodactyl from WordNet

pterodactyl (n.)
extinct flying reptile;
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