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- former term for Lacertilia
- ‘However, if turtles are considered nested within Sauria, then we should regard sauropterygians as stem turtles.’
- ‘These developments, in the Sauria, both allowed and required the quadrate to become more massive and self-supporting.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek sauros ‘lizard’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.