Definition of anthracosaur in English:

anthracosaur

noun

Palaeontology
  • A member of a group of reptile-like labyrinthodont amphibians of the Carboniferous and early Permian periods, including Anthracosaurus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ebenezer Brewer (1810–1897), educationist and lexicographer. From scientific Latin Anthracosaurus Anthracosaurus, with omission of the ending.

Pronunciation

anthracosaur

/ˈanθrəkəsɔː/