saurischian dinosaur

Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for saurischian dinosaur

herbivorous or carnivorous dinosaur having a three-pronged pelvis like that of a crocodile

References in periodicals archive ?
Throughout the phylogenetic evolution of saurischian dinosaurs, the eggshell structure evolved from a monolayered in primitive sauropods to a tri-laminated structure in avians (Grellet-Tinner and Chiappe, 2004; Grellet-Tinner et al.
2002): Tails of saurischian dinosaurs in the Early Jurassic of the Newark Supergroup (eastern North America).