thecodont reptile


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Related to thecodont reptile: diphyodont teeth
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Noun1.thecodont reptile - presumably in the common ancestral line to dinosaurs and crocodiles and birds
archosaur, archosaurian, archosaurian reptile - extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
order Thecodontia, Thecodontia - extinct terrestrial reptiles having teeth set in sockets; of the late Permian to Triassic