from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An extinct marine reptile from the coal measures of Nova Scotia; -- so named because supposed to be of the earliest known reptiles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of stegocephalous Amphibia represented only by detached amphicœlous vertebræ from the Coal-measures of Nova Scotia.
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