edaphosaurus


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Noun1.edaphosaurus - heavy-bodied reptile with a dorsal sail or crestedaphosaurus - heavy-bodied reptile with a dorsal sail or crest; of the late Paleozoic
synapsid, synapsid reptile - extinct reptile having a single pair of lateral temporal openings in the skull
genus Edaphosaurus - type genus of the Edaphosauridae
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Bakker's team has dug up 39 Dimetrodon specimens, but only one each of Edaphosaurus and Diadectes--large herbivores thought to be prime Dimetrodon cuisine.