Meaning of simosaur in English:

simosaur

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪməsɔː/

noun

  • Any of a group of extinct, long-necked marine reptiles known from fossil remains of Triassic age found in Europe, comprising the genus Simosaurus and family Simosauridae, and usually regarded as nothosaurs.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Ebenezer Emmons (1799–1863). From scientific Latin Simosaurus Simosaurus see -saur.