One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Resembling or characteristic of members of the genus Plesiosaurus or the superfamily Plesiosauroidea of long-necked plesiosaurs.
A member of the superfamily Plesiosauroidea; a long-necked plesiosaur.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Owen (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From either plesiosaur or Plesiosaurus + -oid. With later use, compare scientific Latin Plesiosauroidea, superfamily name (attributed to S. P. Welles).
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