-saur

(redirected from -saurus)

-saur

or

-saurus

n combining form
(Zoology) lizard: dinosaur.
[from New Latin saurus]

-saur

a combining form used in the names of extinct reptiles, esp. members of the subclass Archosauria, usu. Anglicized forms of New Latin taxonomic names: dinosaur.
[< New Latin -saurus < Greek saûros lizard]