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Re: -SAURUS!



"Sauros" is strictly "lizard." "(H)erpeton" is "reptile."

-= Tuck =-

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jordan Mallon" <j_mallon@hotmail.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 1:52 PM
Subject: -SAURUS!


> Just wondering what the suffix "-saurus" (derived from the Greek "sauros",
> IIRC) literally translates to.  Is it "lizard"?  Or is it "reptile"?  Or
is
> it both?  I've heard all sorts of different things.
> Just curious,
>
> Jordan Mallon
>
> Undergraduate Student, Carleton University
> Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoecology
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