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- n. an extinct reptile of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a bird-like beak and membranous wings supported by the very long fourth digit of each forelimb
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You see, there's this sort of dragonlike flying reptile that used to exist, called a pterodactyl, and this is a flying moon, so - "